Ava DuVernay, Stevie Wonder Added to CAA’s Amplify Event for Multicultural Artists

Agency event starts Tuesday in Laguna Beach, California

Last Updated: June 19, 2017 @ 2:49 PM

Director Ava DuVernay and musician Stevie Wonder have been added to the lineup for Creative Artists Agency’s Amplify event for multicultural artists and leaders from entertainment, sports, media, corporate brand marketing, and technology, the agency announced Monday.

The invitation-only event, kicking off Tuesday in Laguna Beach, California, aims to explore how to accelerate the growth, value, and visibility of diversity in business.

Other participants include director, writer, and producer J.J. Abrams; Chairman and CEO, Endemol Shine North America Cris Abrego, President of public policy organization Demos and its action arm Demos Action Heather C. McGhee; Founder and President of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute Monique Morris; film producer Will Packer; Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance Ai-jen Poo; former White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice; Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers; Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony Romero; Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara; Founder and CEO of Define American Jose Antonio Vargas; actor and producer Kerry Washington, former White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett; and Chief Diversity Office of Perkins Coie LLP Theresa Cropper.