Complex, Not Complicated: A Look at a Woman’s Character

Date: Friday, 6/9

Now more than ever, television is home to a range of increasingly complex female characters: ones that are bold, funny, fierce, sensitive, loyal, fragile, complicated, and kick ass (sometimes all in the same moment). Prepare to be awestruck as these powerhouse creatives and actors discuss the legacy of female characters before them, the necessity of women’s stories at this particular moment in pop culture, and why there’s no one way to write a “strong” woman..

Panelists: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (Sweet/Vicious), Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer), Liz Tigelaar (Casual), Mara Brock Akil (Being Mary Jane), Taylor Dearden (Sweet/Vicious), Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica)
Moderator: Sandra Gonzalez (CNN)