A panel discussion with Network Casting and Diversity Heads about the success of multiplying ethnic diversity on television, and how the same strategies can be applied to achieving gender parity for speaking roles and overall portrayal of women in film and television.
Featuring a panel of leading industry experts:


Grace Wu - EVP Casting, NBC

Dawn Steinberg - EVP Worldwide Talent and Casting, Sony Pictures Television

Brett King - VP, Creative Programming, Diversity & Inclusion at Sony Pictures Entertainment 

Liz Craft & Sarah Fain - Showrunners/Screenwriters, "The Fix" "Women's Murder Club" "Dollhouse” 

Dr. Katherine Pieper, Ph.D - USC/Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism

Elizabeth Kilpatrick - VP Development & Operations, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Ayo Davis - Head of Talent and Casting, ABC Entertainment 

Summera Howell - Moderator; Actress, Filmmaker "#MeToo PSA” 

Meredith Riley Stewart - Moderator; Actor "Scandal" "Criminal Minds", Producer "Flip The Script”

When: Monday, November 26th 
Doors: 7:00PM 
Panel Begins: 7:30PM 

Where: West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd
West Hollywood, 90069
(located on ground level)
Validated parking available in the five story parking structure (left side of driveway) at
625 N. San Vicente.

Tickets - $10 
WIF Members - Free  

(WIF Members, be sure to log in for your free ticket)

This event is co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood and the West Hollywood Women's Advisory Board. It is also presented with the support of the City of West Hollywood's WeHo Arts program. For more information, please visit or follow via social media @WeHoArts.