FEBRUARY 7, 2020 | NEUEHOUSE HOLLYWOOD | 6121 SUNSET BLVD | LOS ANGELES, CA 90028

schedule

Get the glow-up via panels, workshops, conversations, and screenings designed to elevate your career in entertainment.

SPEAKERS
Alana Mayo

Alana MayoProducer

Andrea Nelson Meigs

Andrea Nelson Meigs
Senior Talent & Literary Agent

Ashunta Sheriff

Ashunta Sheriff
Celebrity Makeup Artist and Educator

Cassandra Butcher

Cassandra Butcher
Chief Marketing Officer, BRON Studios

Chaka Zulu

Chaka Zulu
Head of Artist & Talent Relations at Spotify

Charles King

Charles King
Founder & CEO, MACRO

Cori Murray

Cori Murray
Entertainment Director for ESSENCE

Dibrie Guerrero

Dibrie Guerrero
Multicultural Marketing Communications Mgr.

Effie Brown

Effie Brown
CEO of Gamechanger

Euzhan Palcy

Euzhan Palcy
Director, Writer, Producer

Felicia Leatherwood

Felicia Leatherwood
Celebrity Natural Hairstylist

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji
Actor, Producer, Director

Gina Yashere

Gina Yashere
Comedian & Producer

Jason George

Jason GeorgeActor/SAG-AFTRA Chair

Kanyessa McMahon

Kanyessa McMahon
EP & Creative Director of Suddenly There

Karen Toliver

Karen Toliver
EVP of Creative for Sony Pictures Animation

Kathryn Bostic

Kathryn Bostic
Award Winning Composer & Artist

Kellee Edwards

Kellee Edwards
Travel Expert, TV Host & Explorer Ad Principal

Kim Kimble

Kim Kimble
Celebrity Hairstylist

Knatokie Ford

Knatokie Ford
Executive Advisor Entertainment & STEM Engagement, #seeher

Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe
Award Winning Writer, Creator, Producer & Actor

Lexi Underwood

Lexi Underwood
Actress, Singer, Filmmaker, & Activist

Lindsey Lanier

Lindsey Lanier
VP, A & R Motown

Lyric Ross

Lyric Ross
Actress

Moana Luu

Moana Luu
Chief Content & Creative Officer of ESSENCE

Nina Shaw

Nina Shaw
Entertainment Attorney

Nina Yang Bongiovi

Nina Yang Bongiovi
Film Producer

Pearlena Igbokwe

Pearlena Igbokwe
Television Executive

Raj Register

Raj Register
Head of Brand Strategy

Richelieu Dennis

Richelieu Dennis
Founder & Chair, ESSENCE Ventures

Sidra Smith

Sidra SmithExecutive Producer, ESSENCE Studios

Sofia Wylie

Sofia WylieActress, Singer and Dancer

TIANA MAJOR9

Tiana Major9
R&B Singer

Tilane Jones

Tilane JonesPresident of ARRAY

Tina Perry

Tina Perry
President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Vanessa Morrison

Vanessa Morrison
President, Fox Family

We will be hosting screenings of Twenties, a new series from Executive Producer and Creator Lena Waithe, centers around girlfriends Hattie, Marie, and Nia as they pursue their dreams and love, while testing the limits of “diversity, equity, and inclusion” in Los Angeles.

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Pre-registration and valid ID must be provided to enter. For more information, contact: EssenceHouse@essence.com.