The WIE television program gathers preeminent intersectional leaders in television for a series of discussions, highlighting those who have challenged the status quo, overcome obstacles, and championed inclusivity within the industry. The day-long event rotates at different venues bi-annually in Los Angeles. The next Television Summit will take place in Winter/Spring 2020.
For a look at the inaugural event's agenda from 2018, please find below.
2018 AGENDA OVERVIEW
Fireside: Power of TV
Nina Tassler, Co-Founder PatMa Productions
Lisa Joy, Westworld; Noreen Halpern, Grace and Frankie; Sharon Farber, Composer; Heather Parry, Gaga: Five Foot Two
Veena Sud, The Killing; Michelle Visage, RuPaul's Drag Race; Laura Leighton-Savant, Actress
Krista Vernoff, Grey's Anatomy
John Heinsen, Bunnygraph Entertainment; Julie McNamara, CBS All-Access; Jesse Sisgold, Skydance
Inclusion and Unconscious Bias
Sarah Kate Ellis, GLAAD; Sue Obeidi, MPAC; Codie Oliver, Black Love
Creation of a Character: Costumes
Lyn Paolo, Scandal; Cate Adair,The Man In The High Castle; Hala Bahmet, This Is Us; and Allyson Fanger, Grace & Frankie
Tanya Saracho, Playwright, and Writer