The Power of TV: #RepresentationMatters

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May 05, 2021

About The Event

Join us for a public program of the Television Academy Foundation presented by The Loreen Arbus Foundation.

The Power of TV: #RepresentationMatters

Advancing diversity in television calls for ongoing learning and intentional change. This free virtual forum will feature a conversation with industry creators discussing what it will take to achieve equity in terms of race, gender, and ability in the industry.

Panelists include*:

  • Steven Canals, Co-Creator/Executive Producer/Director, FX's Pose
  • Ryan O'Connell, Actor/Writer/Producer, Special
  • Ashley Park, Actor, Emily in Paris

Moderated by:

  • Ruben Garcia, Foundation Executive & Co-Head, Cultural Business Strategy Group at Creative Artist Agency (CAA)

*panelists subject to change

About the Television Academy Foundation
The Television Academy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We rely on support from philanthropists and sponsors who share our mission of educating and inspiring those who are shaping television's future. While free tickets are available, we ask you to consider a $5 donation to support the Foundation's public programs.

About the Loreen Arbus Foundation
The Loreen Arbus Foundation supports a broad scope of interests including advocacy for women and girls, scientific and medical research, minorities, people with disabilities, gender and racial equality in media, the arts, animal rights, and global peace. The Foundation has established and funds many scholarships that both enhance and elevate social consciousness around key societal issues. Loreen Arbus holds the trailblazing distinction of being the first woman to head programming for a U.S. network, a feat accomplished twice (both at Showtime and Cable Health Network/Lifetime).

Can't make the event? No problem! This event will be recorded and you can watch on the week following the event.

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This event is presented and hosted
by the Television Academy Foundation.

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May 05, 2021
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