7th Annual Summit
The 7th Annual Women in Entertainment Summit will take place on February 28, 2024 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. At this full-day event, powerful keynotes are interwoven with inventive panel discussions and inspiring fireside chats to address a range of issues that affect women, including human rights and women’s leadership, storytelling across platforms, and empowering the next generation of women creatives. Tickets are now on sale.
Women in Entertainment 501(c)(3) was founded in 2015 by Renee Rossi and Gretchen McCourt to bring together forward-thinkers from all areas of the entertainment industry to explore topics that greatly impact women, from human rights and women’s leadership to storytelling across platforms and empowering the next generation of women to emerge as creative powerhouses.
Renee Rossi, co-founder of Women in Entertainment and Founder/CEO of Relativity Ventures, is a seasoned expert in global media strategy, brand positioning, creative campaigns, and strategic development. With extensive experience in media, entertainment, and technology, Renee possesses a remarkable ability to generate positive press, orchestrate large-scale events, and enhance brand reputation. Her track record includes securing executive placements and establishing strategic platforms for clients across diverse industries.
Gretchen McCourt, COO of the newly revamped MoviePass and co-founder of Women in Entertainment, brings a wealth of experience from the entertainment industry. Her expertise lies in leading strategic consulting projects and crafting brand and growth strategies for diverse clients. Previously, as Chief Content Officer and EVP of Cinema Programming at Pacific Theaters Entertainment Corporation, Gretchen played a pivotal role in expanding ArcLight Cinemas and overseeing film selection, marketing, and communications.