Jamie Lee Curtis, Kim KardashianJanelle Monae, Carey Mulligan, Margot Robbie, Seth Rogen and Yvonne Orji is planned to be presented in The Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala presented by Lifetime. Additionally, Jodi Cantor and Megan Towhee will be keynote speakers at the December 7 event in Los Angeles.
It will be Rogen Presenting the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award close friend and colleague Charlize Theron. The Paramount Pictures CEO Award is presented to distinguished individuals and philanthropists.
In the meantime, it will be Orji The Equity in Entertainment Award will be presented and to a friend Hopeless co-star Isa Rae. The Equity in Entertainment Awards honors individuals who are amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities in the entertainment industry.
In addition, two-time Academy Award nominee Mulligan will introduce keynote speakers Cantor and Pulitzer Prize winner Tovhi. New York Times Journalists who authored an investigation into the decades-long sexual assault allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The pair will discuss the impact of their investigation and how it helped fuel the viral #MeToo movement. Their report is now the subject of a new Universal Pictures drama He saidIt opens in US theaters on November 18. Mulligan plays Tovhi and Zoe Kazan plays Cantor. He said Directed by Maria Schrader and written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
Curtis, Kardashian, Monae and Robbie will award $1 million in college scholarships to high school seniors from underserved communities across Los Angeles. THR Women in Entertainment Mentor Program.
Curtis and Monáe will present a scholarship to Chapman University, presented by the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation and the California Nevada National Association of Theater Owners. This marks the seventh year that the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation has awarded full scholarships to graduates of the program. To date, the Lorre Foundation has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants for mentoring programs. Robbie presents Chapman with a scholarship from Paramount Pictures.
In addition, Best Buy is providing full scholarships to Loyola Marymount University interns in the WIE Mentorship Program. In addition, Best Buy and the WIE Mentorship Program are launching a partnership that will continue to expand the program.
As part of the partnership, interns will have access to the Los Angeles Impact Center, Best Buy’s network of youth technology centers that provide access to the latest technologies and careers in the creative economy. The center will offer future mentors to the Women in Entertainment Mentoring Program with Best Buy Teen Tech Center members selected annually for the program.
“We are thrilled to have the unique opportunity to hear the unique perspectives of so many amazing and inspiring women at the annual Women in Entertainment Gala,” said Nekesa Mumbi Moody, Editorial Director of Women in Entertainment. The Hollywood Reporter. “We are also incredibly grateful to Best Buy, the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation, the California Nevada National Association of Theater Owners, Paramount Pictures and Spotify for their contributions. THR Mentoring Program for Women in Entertainment. Thanks to their support, many young women will achieve their dreams and help make the future of our industry and the world better.”
Andrea Wood, Best Buy’s Social Impact Director, added: “We’re excited to partner with the Women in Entertainment Mentoring Program to help young people reach their full potential. The Best Buy Youth Tech Centers are a testament to the valuable role mentors play in a young person’s life.” This partnership is the perfect way to ensure that life-changing relationships create critical opportunities in the creative economy for young people in under-invested communities.”
Robbie stars in Damien Chazelle’s upcoming film from Paramount Pictures Babylon, will present one of this year’s WIE faculty members with a four-year grant from the studio to Chapman. It builds on Paramount’s decades-long commitment to investing in educational opportunities for students from underserved communities in Los Angeles and around the world.
The gala, which is expected to be attended by 750 top women in the entertainment industry, coincides with the launch. THR The magazine’s highly anticipated annual Women in Entertainment issue (hits newsstands Dec. 7) highlights the Power 100, the leading female executives in entertainment.
Also in its 13th year, the WIE Mentorship Program will feature approximately 40 young women representing incoming and outgoing cohorts. Each year, the program pairs 20 high school juniors with top women in film and television. Mentors include Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, Megan Colligan, president of Imax Entertainment, Bela Bajaria, head of Netflix Global TV, and Dana Walden, head of Disney’s general entertainment content. More than 250 girls and more than 250 mentors participated in the program. It was backed by more than $12 million THR received scholarships and students studied at top universities such as Harvard, Berkeley, and Northwestern.
The event’s sponsor, Lifetime, has partnered with the Women in Entertainment Mentoring Program since its inception and is a major contributor to the general scholarship fund, ensuring each student receives a $10,000 scholarship to the college of their choice. This year, A+E Studios, the award-winning studio unit of Lifetime’s parent company, A+E Networks, created a short film highlighting the mentorship program that will debut at the event.
“Every year, we’re inspired by amazing young women, their hard work, dedication and tremendous desire to succeed,” said Amy Winter, EVP, Head of Programming at Lifetime. “We are happy to cooperate in the future The Hollywood Reporter and Big Brothers Big Sisters about this powerful mentorship program.” Tana Nugent Jamieson, chief creative officer at A+E Studios, added, “At A+E Studios, we find a unique connection between mentors and mentees, and the program is very It is an honor to highlight how we are creating life-changing opportunities for so many bright young women. It also leaves a lasting impression on mentors.”
“Supporting the creativity and growth of young women in the entertainment industry is one of the most powerful things we can do,” said Dawn Ostroff, Spotify’s Chief Content and Advertising Officer. “We were very lucky to be supported The Hollywood Reportermentorship program and provide scholarships to outstanding young talent for four consecutive years. Through events like these, we celebrate and amplify the voices of the next generation of women.”
The gala is sponsored by Best Buy, eOne, FIJI Water, SAG-AFTRA, SEE HER and Spotify, and co-hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles, Chapman University, Loyola Marymount University and the College Access Partnership.