Niecy Nash, Jessica Yu, Katherine McNamara and Madison Bailey Join BE Mentorship Conference 2020

Leading actors, directors and producers join WrapWomen’s five-day virtual mentorship event

BE Conference 2020
(From top left clockwise): Niecy Nash, Madison Bailey, Katherine McNamara and Jessica Yu

Emmy award-winning producer and actor Niecy Nash, Academy award-winning director Jessica Yu, “Arrow” star Katherine McNamara and “Outer Banks” star Madison Bailey will join WrapWomen’s 2020 BE Mentorship Conference, a five-day virtual event July 20-24. These leading Hollywood creatives will be inspiring the next generation of industry leaders, providing inspirational advice and mentorship and sharing stories about overcoming challenges on their personal journeys.

With health and safety top of mind, WrapWomen has created a digital-first experience for the 2020 BE Mentorship Conference. This year’s event will focus on providing opportunities for the next generation of women in media and entertainment, specifically underrepresented voices within the community. Speakers and mentors will address topics dedicated to breaking barriers, inspiring action and creating a more inclusive industry. Attendees will select from sessions designed to cultivate change through storytelling, entrepreneurship and personal development.

Niecy NashNiecy Nash is an Emmy-winning producer and twice-nominated actress. She currently headlines TNT’s drama, “Claws” and the Lifetime film “Stolen by my Mother.” Her recent credits include HBO’s “Getting On,” Netflix’s limited Ava DuVernay series “When They See Us,” FOX’s “Scream Queens,” Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” and TV Land’s “The Soul Man.” Additionally, Nash is developing various television and film projects through her own production company, Chocolate Chick, Inc.

Jessica YuJessica Yu won an Academy Award for her documentary short “Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien” and was recently nominated for an Emmy and a DGA award for her directing on “Fosse/Verdon.” Her episodic credits include “Hollywood,” “Billions,” “13 Reasons Why,” “This Is Us,” “American Crime,” “The West Wing” and the Netflix comedy special “Old Baby.”


Katherine McNamaraKatherine McNamara is an actress and singer best known for her television roles in Freeform’s “Shadow Hunters” and the CW’s “Arrow.” This past spring, McNamara wrapped production on CBS’s new mini-series “The Stand,” based on Stephen King’s novel, as well as the upcoming film “Push” alongside Victoria Justice. McNamara is also a champion for the United Nations Foundation’s girl empowerment campaign, Girl Up.


Madison BaileyMadison Bailey stars on Netflix’s series “Outer Banks” as Kiara. She is currently recurring on NBC’s “Council of Dads” and recently had a recurring role as Wendy on the CW’s “Black Lightning”. Madison hails from North Carolina and currently resides in Los Angeles. In her free time she likes to sing, and many of her covers can be found on her Instagram.



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