SAVE THE DATE | Power Women Summit is BACK! Learn More Now

Dec 7-9, 2021

Los Angeles, CA

 

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ABOUT
THE
SUMMIT
The Power Women Summit is the largest annual gathering of the most influential women in entertainment, media and technology. Hosted as a free event, the Summit aims to inspire and empower women across the landscape of their professional careers and personal lives. This year’s all-virtual PWS provides three days of education, mentorship, workshops and networking around the globe – to promote “Inclusion 360,” this year’s theme.

GETTING WITH THE PROGRAM

Take a look at the 3-Day program! A few days prior to event, registered attendees received a link to the PWS portal, where all programming, content, activations, and networking opportunities took place. Here’s what you can expect from this year’s program:
 

Daily Programming

Access to LIVE A-list speaker panels and roundtables. Specific topics and speakers TBA!

 

Morning Activations

Get your day started with professionally led fitness program

 

Mentor Sessions

Limited opportunity for small group mentorship with industry leaders available for a $99 ticket upgrade. Keep scrolling for more info!

 

WrapConnect

Networking via Slack Networking

 

Performances

Special musical acts, stand-up comedy and other live entertainment.

 

Marketplace

Access to curated brands, special offers, downloadable content

 

PWS 2020 SPEAKERS

Regina<br>King

Regina
King

Actor, Director & Producer

Anita<br>Hill

Anita
Hill

Chair, Hollywood Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality

Sunny<br>Hostin

Sunny
Hostin

Co-Host, “The View”

Camila Alves<br>McConaughey

Camila Alves
McConaughey

Entrepreneur & Founder Women of Today

Aubrey <br>Plaza

Aubrey
Plaza

Actor, “Black Bear”

Corinne <br>Foxx

Corinne
Foxx

Actress, Activist, CEO

Jameela<br>Jamil

Jameela
Jamil

Activist, Actor, Host & Founder, I Weigh

Olivia<br>Culpo

Olivia
Culpo

Actor & Entrepreneur

Beanie<br>Feldstein

Beanie
Feldstein

Actor, “Booksmart”

Alisha<br>Boe

Alisha
Boe

Actor, “13 Reasons Why”

Whitney<br>Port

Whitney
Port

TV Personality & Entrepreneur

Storm Reid

Storm Reid

Actor, “Euphoria”

Alexis<br>Ren

Alexis
Ren

Model & Entrepreneur

David<br>Collins

David
Collins

Creator & Executive Producer, “Queer Eye”

Leslye<br>Headland

Leslye
Headland

Writer, Director, & Showrunner, “Russian Doll”

Liz<br>Tigelaar

Liz
Tigelaar

Showrunner & Executive Producer, “Little Fires Everywhere”

Tanya<br>Saracho

Tanya
Saracho

Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, “Vida”

Cori<br>Bush

Cori
Bush

Congresswoman-Elect

Saweetie

Saweetie

Rap Artist

Lele<br>Pons

Lele
Pons

Digital Creator

Annie <br>Lennox

Annie
Lennox

 

Melissa<br>Etheridge

Melissa
Etheridge

 

Hayley<br>Orrantia

Hayley
Orrantia

Actor, “The Goldbergs” & Singer

Samantha<br>Barry

Samantha
Barry

Editor-in-Chief, Glamour

Genneya Walton

Genneya Walton

Actor, “#BlackAF”

Susanne<br>Daniels

Susanne
Daniels

Global Head of Original Content, YouTube

Kelly Merryman

Kelly Merryman

Vice President, Content Partnerships, YouTube

Vivien <br>Lewit

Vivien
Lewit

Global Head of Artist Relations, YouTube

Christy <br>Haubegger

Christy
Haubegger

EVP & Chief Enterprise Inclusion Officer, WarnerMedia

Dalana<br>Brand

Dalana
Brand

VP People Experience, Head Inclusion & Diversity, Twitter


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Katie Echevarria<br>Rosen Kitchens

Katie Echevarria
Rosen Kitchens

Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, FabFitFun

Christine<br>Simmons

Christine
Simmons

COO, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Chriselle<br>Lim

Chriselle
Lim

CEO, Bümo

Nika<br>King

Nika
King

Actor and Founder, Jeli Technologies

Kim<br>Raver

Kim
Raver

Director, “Story of a Girl”

Kyra <br>Sedgwick

Kyra
Sedgwick

Director & Executive Producer, “Story of a Girl”

Soledad<br>O'Brien

Soledad
O’Brien

CEO, Soledad O’Brien Productions

Alexxis<br>Lemire

Alexxis
Lemire

Actor, “The Half of It”

Tyler <br>Johnson

Tyler
Johnson

Producer/Songwriter

Citizen <br>Queen

Citizen
Queen

 

Dalila<br>Wilson-Scott

Dalila
Wilson-Scott

EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Actor, “Never Have I Ever”

Shannon<br>Watts

Shannon
Watts

Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Elle B.<br>Mambetov

Elle B.
Mambetov

CEO & Fashion Designer, Mambetova Holdings/Elle B Zhou

Candace<br>Parker

Candace
Parker

WNBA Player & Olympian

Kelly Marie<br>Tran

Kelly Marie
Tran

Actor, “Raya and the Last Dragon”

Dr. Deepika <br>Chopra

Dr. Deepika
Chopra

OPTIMISM DOCTOR®️ & Founder of Things Are Looking Up™️

Isis<br>King

Isis
King

Model/Actor

Cathy <br>Schulman

Cathy
Schulman

Academy Award-Winning Producer

Lisa<br>Price

Lisa
Price

Founder, Carol’s Daughter

Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Chief People Officer, VICE Media Group

Tanya<br>Lopez

Tanya
Lopez

EVP, Scripted Content, Lifetime & LMN

Abigail E.<br>Disney

Abigail E.
Disney

Filmmaker & Social Activist, Level Forward & Fork Films

Dr. Aliza<br>Pressman

Dr. Aliza
Pressman

Co-Founding Director & Director of Clinical Programming, Mount Sinai Parenting Center

Dr. Safiya<br>Noble

Dr. Safiya
Noble

Author and Co-Director, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry

Alicia "ACE"<br>Easter

Alicia “ACE”
Easter

Owner/Founder, ACE Yoga LA

Nima <br>Elbagir

Nima
Elbagir

Senior International Correspondent, CNN

Louisette<br>Geiss

Louisette
Geiss

Writer & Lyricist, “The Right Girl” Musical

Dana<br>Goldberg

Dana
Goldberg

Chief Creative Officer, Skydance

Amy <br>Gravitt

Amy
Gravitt

Executive Vice President, HBO Programming, HBO

Tamron<br>Hall

Tamron
Hall

Host and Executive Producer, “Tamron Hall”

Gulchehra<br>Hoja

Gulchehra
Hoja

Journalist, Radio Free Asia

Elle<br>Johnson

Elle
Johnson

Co-Showrunner & Executive Producer, “Self-Made”

Imara<br>Jones

Imara
Jones

Creator, TransLash MEdia

K3 Sisters<br>Band

K3 Sisters
Band

 

Ivy<br>Kagan

Ivy
Kagan

Partner, Loeb & Loeb, LLP

Carolyn<br>Kylstra

Carolyn
Kylstra

Editor-in-Chief, SELF Magazine

Joan<br>MacDonald

Joan
MacDonald

TrainWithJoan

Aija <br>Mayrock

Aija
Mayrock

Author, The Survival Guide to Bullying

Smriti <br>Mundhra

Smriti
Mundhra

Creator & Executive Producer, “Indian Matchmaking”

Elisa Lee<br>Muñoz

Elisa Lee
Muñoz

Executive Director, International Women’s Media Foundation

Francesca<br>Orsi

Francesca
Orsi

Executive Vice President, HBO Programming

Laura<br>Pausini

Laura
Pausini

Artist

Ai-Jen <br>Poo

Ai-Jen
Poo

Executive Director of National Domestic Workers Alliance

Elisabeth<br>Röhm

Elisabeth
Röhm

Director, “Girl in the Basement”

Renaissance Youth Center Choir

Renaissance Youth Center Choir

 

Angelica <br>Ross

Angelica
Ross

President, Miss Ross Inc.

Mey<br>Rude

Mey
Rude

Pride Media

Lori<br>Silfen

Lori
Silfen

EVP & Head of Music, MGM

Nicole<br>Walters

Nicole
Walters

CEO of NapNic, LLC

Diane<br>Warren

Diane
Warren

Songwriter

Debbie <br>White

Debbie
White

Vice Chair, Music Industry, Loeb & Loeb, LLP

Ashley<br>Williams

Ashley
Williams

Director, “Circle of Deception”

Simona<br>Grace

Simona
Grace

Founder, Moms in Office

Jessamyn <br>Stanley

Jessamyn
Stanley

Author, Advocate, & Founder, The Underbelly Yoga

G.E.M

G.E.M

 

Gina<br>Prince-Bythewood

Gina
Prince-Bythewood

Director, “The Old Guard”

Yuna

Yuna

 

Cam

Cam

 

Ilana Peña

Ilana Peña

Creator & Showrunner, “Diary of a Future President”

Yakeen <br>Bido

Yakeen
Bido

Idlib City-Syria, Independent Journalist

Robin<br>Givens

Robin
Givens

Director, “A Murder to Remember”

Amy <br>Ziering

Amy
Ziering

Co-Director, Writer, Producer, “On the Record”

Drew<br>Dixon

Drew
Dixon

Record Producer, Writer, Silence Breaker

Kim<br>Kelleher

Kim
Kelleher

President, Commercial Revenue & Partnerships, AMC Networks

Kirby<br>Dick

Kirby
Dick

Co-Director, Writer, Producer, “On the Record”

Michelle<br>Pesce

Michelle
Pesce

International DJ

Norah, Yarah, and Rosa <br>Mukanga

Norah, Yarah, and Rosa
Mukanga

Let It Happen

Sheri Sher

Sheri Sher

Author & Rapper, “Mercedes Ladies”

Jennifer<br>Pastiloff

Jennifer
Pastiloff

Author, On Being Human

Karen<br>Bailey

Karen
Bailey

Senior Vice President, Starz Entertainment

Nina<br>Shaw

Nina
Shaw

Founder, Hollywood Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality

Jo<br>Lambert

Jo
Lambert

Head of Consumer, Verizon Media

Ezinma

Ezinma

Classical-Fusion Violinist

Jenny <br>Maas

Jenny
Maas

Tv Reporter, TheWrap

Beatrice<br>Verhoeven

Beatrice
Verhoeven

Senior Film Reporter, TheWrap

Steve <br>Pond

Steve
Pond

Awards Editor, TheWrap

Sharon<br>Waxman

Sharon
Waxman

 Founder & CEO, TheWrap

INDUSTRY MENTOR SESSIONS

While this year’s PWS event is FREE for all attendees, there is a limited opportunity for small group mentorship with industry leaders available for a $99 ticket upgrade. Mentorship registration is officially closed. We will aim to accommodate interested parties based on remaining sessions.

Pick Your
Mentorship Track

Small group video
sessions with industry leaders

Follow-up
networking

T'Nia<br>Miller

T’Nia
Miller

Actress, “The Haunting of Bly Manor”

Ryan Michelle Bathe

Ryan Michelle Bathe

Actress, “All Rise”

Garcelle Beauvais

Garcelle Beauvais

Actress, “Coming 2 America”

Melanie<br>Liburd

Melanie
Liburd

Actress,
“This Is Us”

Kirstin<br>Moldonado

Kirstin
Moldonado

Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter

Amy Retzinger

Amy Retzinger

Partner, Verve

Felicia <br>Prinz

Felicia
Prinz

Partner, Verve

Nicole<br>Lapin

Nicole
Lapin

Finance Expert, New York Times Bestselling Author

CAM

CAM

American Singer

Nicole<br>Walters

Nicole
Walters

Founder & CEO, NapNic

Sue<br>Obeidi

Sue
Obeidi

Director, Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Hollywood Bureau

Jenna<br>Lyons

Jenna
Lyons

American Fashion Designer

Olivia<br>Morris

Olivia
Morris

Founder & CEO, Black Monarch Entertainment

Jeannie<br>Mai

Jeannie
Mai

Stylist and Host

Francesca Scorsese

Francesca Scorsese

Actress

Sarah Goldfinger

Sarah Goldfinger

Showrunner

Madeleine Sackler

Madeleine Sackler

Director

Sabaa<br>Tahir

Sabaa
Tahir

American Novelist

Ezinma

Ezinma

Violinist

Alexandra Cuerdo

Alexandra Cuerdo

Director, Writer

Daphne Zuniga

Daphne Zuniga

Actress, Director

Gina Torres

Gina Torres

Actress, Producer

Ashlee Margolis

Ashlee Margolis

Founder, The A List

Soleil Moon Frye

Soleil Moon Frye

Actor, Director, Writer

Holly Edwards

Holly Edwards

President, Skydance Animation

Novi Brown

Novi Brown

Actress, Activist

Lauren Berger

Lauren Berger

CEO & Founder of CareerQueen.com and InternQueen.com

Oge Egbuonu

Oge Egbuonu

Filmmaker

Bonnie Eskenazi

Bonnie Eskenazi

Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley

Body Positivity Advocate, Author

Jen Dana

Jen Dana

 President, 3311’s Films

Nazanin Mandi

Nazanin Mandi

Actor, Model, Musician, Certified Life Coach

Ty Stiklorius

Ty Stiklorius

Producer

Tabby Biddle

Tabby Biddle

Co-founder of 50 Women Can Change the World in Media & Entertainment

Twila True

Twila True

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of True Family Enterprises

Claudia Carasso

Claudia Carasso

Founder, Leader, Elastic Minds

 

SUBMISSIONS HAVE CLOSED! TUNE IN Dec. 2020 FOR WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Learn More Now

MARKETPLACE

Grab your spot at our Power Women Summit Marketplace! 

This year’s virtual marketplace will be the event’s hub of ENTERTAINMENT, INSPIRATION and EDUCATION. We will be showcasing vendors, artists, and community resources. Our guests will have access to promo codes or special offers that will highlight new products, community resources and experiential activations.

For more information and to reserve a spot in the Marketplace please reach out to tatiana.leiva@thewrap.com

PWS ADVISORY BOARD

Stephanie Allain

Stephanie Allain

Founder, Homegrown Pictures

Nancy Josephson

Nancy Josephson

Partner, WME

Cindi<br>Berger

Cindi
Berger

CEO & Chairman, PMK-BNC

Nina Shaw

Nina Shaw

Partner, Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano

Jen Caserta

Jen Caserta

Chief Transformation Officer, AMC Networks

Keleigh Thomas Morgan

Keleigh Thomas Morgan

Partner, Sunshine Sachs

Susan Brooks

Susan Brooks

Founder, Forefront Partners

Melissa Silverstein

Melissa Silverstein

Founder, Women & Hollywood

Beatriz Acevedo

Beatriz Acevedo

Executive, Entrepreneur & Social Impact Advocate

Cathy Schulman

Cathy Schulman

President, Women in Film

AMBASSADORS

Our Ambassadors are a select group of influential women who care deeply about moving the needle and lifting up other women in media, tech and entertainment. 

Ambassadors support and lead the WrapWomen Community in various ways, including thought-leadership at events, providing and underwriting mentorship opportunities, and utilizing their powerful voices and social networks for future progress. If you are interested in becoming an Ambassador, please reach out to Katherine.Phan@TheWrap.com

ABOUT

WrapWomen is a power base of influential women of entertainment, media, technology and brands committed to changing the face of their industries. Through media and live events, we provide a platform to accelerate the vision of women who are building towards a more equitable world. Our events attract a broad network and community of professional women who are decision-makers and mothers, leaders and wives, innovators and activists.

Past speakers include: Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren, Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Emmy-winner Elisabeth Moss, Tony, Emmy and Grammy-winner Cynthia Nixon, author Margaret Atwood, Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Beach Volleyball, Kerri Walsh Jennings, NASA Astrophysicist Andrea Razzaghi and LinkedIn CMO Shannon Stubo. 

WrapWomen is committed to empowering women to achieve leadership positions, promote gender equity and combat sexual harassment in the workplace. WrapWomen Foundation, a 501(c)(3), is a leading force in creating a more equitable world for women in entertainment, media and technology.

Created in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the foundation provides a platform to combat sexual harassment and promote gender equity through media and live events that support the mission of the foundation. WrapWomen Foundation is a charitable foundation associated with The Wrap News, Inc., the leading digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media with high-profile newsbreaks, investigative stories and authoritative analysis.

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