Advisory Circle


Barak Kassar

Co-Founder / Partner, BKW Partners

Barbra I. Higgins, OLY

President, Asta Incorporated

Cathy Lewis

VP Digital Distribution, Paramount Studios at Paramount Pictures

Cynthia Cleveland

Founder/CEO Broadthink

Denise Denson

Chief Operating Officer, MOLTEN

Ellen Gavin

Screenwriter / Producer

Ellen Schned

President, EJS Media

Joan Blades


Julie Sgarzi

Strategic Development Consultant / Mentor / Jungian Lecturer

Kathleen Abernathy

Public and Private Board Director, Former Telecom Executive and Government Official

Laura Poppiti

Grants Program Director, Center for Cultural Innovation

Mame Hunt

Dramaturg, Sundance / Professor, Georgetown University

Melinda White

CEO, Transit Wireless

Michael Miller

Board President, Hunger at Home

Priscilla Cohen

Chief Creative Officer, Wondros

Randa Minkarah

President, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder, Resonance AI

Shelby Jiggetts

Vice President Creative & Advanced Development at Disney Parks Live Entertainment – Walt Disney Imagineering