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The BE Conference Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today may be a day without women…But there will definitely BE women next week in Austin!

Continuing the focus on women’s issues marked by International Women’s Day, TheWrap is looking ahead to next week’s inaugural BE Conference, a special gathering of influential women in Media, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Technology.

You can BE a part of VIP networking, workshops, panels and mentor sessions with top industry executives, thought leaders and creatives in a first-class setting for networking, mentorship and ideas. You can also #BeBoldForChange and help forge a more inclusive, gender equal world and that starts with us.

The agenda will be full.

Here are some of the powerful female speakers and mentors that will be in attendance: Soledad O’Brien, award- winning TV journalist, Shannon Stubo, CMO, LinkedIn; Wendy Sachs, Author and Media Strategist, Co-founders & Co-CEO’s of WERK Annie Dean, and Anna Auerbach; Jesse Draper, Founder, Halogen Ventures; Susan Lyne, BBG Ventures; Sarah Avins, CDO, NY Presbyterian Hospital; Eddie Bauer guide and mountaineer, Melissa Arnot; Andrea Razzaghi, Deputy Director of Astrophysics at NASA; Cindy Whitehead, CEO, The Pink Ceiling, and many more!

We will start with a conversation with Kristen Bell, actress and activist entitled We Got Next. (The Future is Female)…And we will end the day reinforcing the same message in song and celebration.

So Get Ready for Madame Gandhi to #BEinAustin…
Madame Gandhi
Kiran Gandhi, known by her stage name Madame Gandhi, is an electronic music artist and activist based in Los Angeles. Having gained recognition as the former drummer for M.I.A. and as the iconic free-bleeding runner at the 2015 London Marathon, Madame Gandhi now writes music that elevates and celebrates the female voice.

Check her out: Madame Ghandi Spotify Music

Paradigm Talent Agency is bringing the music and the message of Madame Gandhi to the BE and to the world. They are also bringing three of their top agents to connect with BE attendees about how they can use their talents and messages to better the world.

Meet The Agents of Paradigm!

Meghan Oliver, Content & Distribution Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency; Taylor Schultz, Agent, College Department Head, Paradigm Talent Agency; and Valarie Phillips, Motion Picture & TV Literary Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency will lead a discussion on Hollywood Calling: Breaking Through in the Digital Age on Monday, March 13. They’ll also be available at breaks throughout the BE Conference at the Paradigm Networking Nook, for conversations and connections. You won’t want to miss this!