Graduating from a historically black university, Morgan State University, in 2013, Filly Gueye returned to her hometown in Dakar, Senegal in order to help launch a performing arts annual program which encourages and promotes education through the Arts.
Coming from a background of the arts at the early age of 3, Filly performed with the Universal Dance Design of Los Angeles where she took part of national competitions. Later on, she performed for Debbie Allen's Chocolate Nutcracker play; was featured in the movie Amistad (directed by Steven Spielberg); and also was featured in the movie When We Were Kings (A Muhammad Ali bio-pic).
After 5 years of creating, networking and exchanging through this program she was able to help brand the non-profit Sunu Thiossane Youth Development Agency to take on a life of its own.
She has executive produced a short film entitled Larabilaran: Le Talibe et Moi (Sunu Thiossane Production) whilst also managing Visual Artist, Djibril Drame, who co-directed the film. With great strategizing and management, Filly created opportunities for Djibril Drame to travel internationally and be featured on different platforms through her dedication of Festival submissions and photographic related projects.
However, Her work does not stop there, she has had the opportunity to intern and travel with ChildFund International whilst working closely with the Regional Director on highly sensitive emergency related documents and helping to organize Coastal Summits for the organization.
Currently, Filly is working with a Communications company based in Dakar called DM MEDIA where they serve as a consulting medium for digital and imaging related projects.