Hahn Loesor Women and Leadership evening– presented her documentary to a group of professional women working at high levels in law and banking at the Cleveland Institute of Music, followed by a Q&A on gender and leadership.
Los Angeles City College– presented her documentary to a group of students and members of Women in Media, followed by a screening of her documentary and a panel with women filmmakers to discuss how to navigate the entertainment business.
Webster College, St Louis– presented her documentary to a group of college students and professors followed by a discussion and Q&A on collaboration and leadership skills.
Huntington Beach High School– presented her documentary to a group of high school students followed by a Q&A on women in film, collaboration, and leadership skills.
Film Powered Class on Self Promotion for Directors– shared in-depth insight and details on how to guide a powerful career by using use certain tools relegated by one’s integrity and taste.
Filmmakers Round Table– in collaboration with Canon and the ISA, she curated a speed networking event for 24 directors, writers, producers, and DP’s at the Canon Burbank Facility.
Alliance of Women Directors Works in Progress– gave opening remarks on the Festival Outreach Department and why she is inspired to continue to work to promote female directors.
ISA Hollywood Pitch Fest– directed two screenplays at the works in progress stage, and worked with actors to teach them how to make creative choices in spite of pressure.
Pepperdine University– gave opening remarks following Dr. Bernice Leddbetter and Dr. John Mooney on women in the directing field, followed by a screening of her doc. Afterwords, she hosted a Q&A with Bethany Rooney, Finola Hughes, Carla Garapedian, and Lizzie Borden.
Keynote Speaker DRI Women in the Law, Miami, FL– gave twenty page speech on women, leadership, and harassment, at the Nobu, Eden Roc hotel in front of 200 professional legal defense lawyers.
Matrix Award from the Association of Women in Communications– gave thirty minute speech to a room of 200 plus professional journalists, filmmakers, and communicators on a life in the arts as a female and the journey of making her documentary in Dallas, Texas
WEHO Women in Leadership Conference– Was Host to a group of four filmmakers on the topic of women and leadership: Marianna Palka, Finola Hughes, Li Lu, and Grace Lee, and was also a guest at a second event interviewed by Maikiko James of Women in Film on the making of the documentary.
Canon Panel on Women in Hollywood- panelist discussing defining one’s career as a female in the studio system, despite the obstacles, hosted by Kate Rees of the Alliance of Women Directors.