Welcome to BE Conference 2021 – 3 DAYS of mentorship, education, and career-building workshops by the most influential women in media and entertainment. WrapWomen presents an invaluable digital-first program for attendees with A-list speaker panels, tailored mentorship sessions, career-building workshops, health and wellness activations, and real-time networking opportunities via WrapConnect. Keep scrolling for today’s on-demand program!

Warm-Up for BE Con: Workout with Brooke Ence

With over 1.5M Instagram followers’ actress, podcast host, CrossFit athlete and entrepreneur Brooke Ence has built a brand tailored to women who live active lifestyles. Today she’ll be teaching you some of her favorite workout routines she used to prepare for her role as an Amazonian in “Wonder Woman” and DC’s “Justice League.”

Next Gen Hollywood: Inspiring Change Through Storytelling

During this session, these rising Hollywood actors will come together to discuss how they are using their on-screen roles to redefine the status quo in Hollywood and pave the way for the next generation of industry leaders and disruptors.

Speakers: Tiffany Boone (Actor, “Nine Perfect Strangers”), Ariana DeBose (Actor, “The Prom”), Javicia Leslie (Actor, “Batwoman”), Ashley Park (Actor, “Emily in Paris”)

Moderated by: Jennifer Maas (TV Reporter, TheWrap)

Creativity from Women Inspires Creativity in the World presented by Adobe

This discussion will focus on the power of creativity as a uniting force amongst women, authentic storytelling across mediums and the importance of inclusion within the industry and beyond. The session will tie into Adobe’s Diverse Voices initiative to help make creativity more accessible to everyone – regardless of race, ethnicity, ability, gender or sexual orientation. Learn more about the ways Adobe is empowering everyone to tap into their creativity at Adobe.com_Diverse_Voices.

Speakers: Natalie A. Chao (Filmmaker), Asia Hall (Founder, Neon Cowboys), Dana Scruggs (Photographer & Director)

Moderated by: Stacy Martinet (VP, Marketing Strategy and Communications, Adobe) 

Breaking Barriers: How to Find Your Voice & Own Your Narrative

During this session, trailblazing women from various industries discuss overcoming adversity and how they’ve used their platform as an opportunity to promote positive social change.

Speakers: Tess Holliday (Body Positive Pioneer, Activist & Model), Maya Penn (Gen-Z Activist & Entrepreneur), Dascha Polanco (Actor, “In the Heights”), Montana Tucker (Award-winning Singer/Songwriter, Dancer & Actress), Silvia Vasquez-Lavado (Mountaineer, Author & LGBTQ+ Activist)

Moderated by: Sharifa Murdock, Founder, ENVSN & Chief of People + Culture, Kith

Dealmaker in Action: How We Got to 50/50 by 2020 presented by ICM Partners

ICM’s head of talent Lorrie Bartlett made history in 2019 when she became the first Black woman to join the board of a major Hollywood agency. A year later, ICM became the first and only top six agency to reach their 50/50 by 2020 gender equality goal. During this conversation, Lorrie will discuss the steps it took to create a more inclusive work environment and how she is continuing to promote these ideals from the mailroom to the boardroom. Bring your notepad because you’ll definitely want to take some notes!

Speakers: Lorrie Bartlett (Partner & Co-Head, ICM Partners)

Moderated by: Sharon Waxman (Founder & Editor-In-Chief, TheWrap)