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BE IS BACK starting May 11-13, 2021

3 Day Digital Event


About BE Conference

BE Conference is back for three days of mentorship and education by the most influential women in entertainment and media. The all virtual event takes place starting Tuesday, May 11th and is an exclusive experience tailored to the needs of those reaching for the next level of their career.

WrapWomen creates an invaluable digital-first program for attendees with A-list speaker panels, tailored mentorship sessions, health and wellness activations, and real-time networking opportunities via WrapConnect.

2020 Schedule

2021 Schedule & Tickets Coming Soon!

2020 Speakers & Mentors

Eva Longoria

Actor, Producer & Director

Having worked consistently in Hollywood for over 20 years, Eva Longoria has cemented herself as an industry staple known for…

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Niecy Nash

Emmy-Winning Producer, Actress

Niecy Nash is a multi-talented Emmy®-winning producer and twice-nominated actress. Her multifaceted career includes roles in HBO’s Getting On, which earned…

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Tia Mowry

Actress, Producer, Author & Entrepreneur

Tia Mowry-Hardrict is a multi-talented actress, producer, author and business owner. She is also one of social media’s most prominent…

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Jessica Marie Garcia

Star of “On My Block”

2019 MTV Movie & TV Award and Teen Choice Award-nominee, Jessica Marie Garcia currently stars as breakout comic relief ‘Jasmine’…

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Samie Kim Falvey

President of Television, Imagine Entertainment

Samie Kim Falvey is President of Imagine Television. Samie has many years of experience in development, production and programing across…

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Nikki Reed

Actress, Producer & Entrepreneur

Film audiences have embraced Reed since she stormed the industry with her award-winning 2003 breakout role in THIRTEEN which she…

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Maisie Richardson-Sellers

Star of “Legends of Tomorrow”

A natural talent with undeniable beauty and poise, British actress Maisie Richardson-Sellers is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood’s…

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Andy Allo

Star of “Upload”

Andy Allo is a singer and actress that can most recently be seen as ‘Nora’, the female lead in Amazon’s…

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Tika Sumpter

Star of “Mixed-Ish” and Co-founder of Sugaberry

An accomplished actor and producer, Tika Sumpter currently stars on top-rated ABC comedy series MIXED-ISH as Alicia Johnson. Tika’s latest…

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Mädchen Amick

Actress, Producer & Director

At the age of 16, Mädchen negotiated with her parents to allow her to leave her small town of Reno,…

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Madison Bailey

Star of “Outer Banks”

Madison Bailey stars on Netflix’s series “Outer Banks”, as ‘Kiara’. The show is set on the Outer Banks of North Carolina,…

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Jessica Yu

Academy Award-Winning and Emmy-Nominated Director

Jessica Yu is a director working in both scripted and nonfiction genres. She won an Academy Award for her documentary…

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Terri Taylor

Head of Casting, Blumhouse

Over the course of her extensive career in casting, Terri Taylor has worked on over 50 feature films. They’ve ranged…

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Arisha Michelle Hatch

VP & Chief of Campaigns, Color of Change

Arisha Michelle Hatch is the Vice President and Chief of Campaigns at Color Of Change, leading campaigns on civic engagement,…

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Hailie Sahar

Star of “Posè”

Hailie stars on the critically acclaimed, Emmy nominated FX series, “Pose,” from award-winning producer Ryan Murphy. “Pose,” boasts the largest…

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Sanne Vloet

International Model, Entrepreneur & Education Advocate

Born in Switzerland, Sanne Vloet is an international model, entrepreneur and education advocate.  Sanne was discovered by a modeling scout…

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Katherine McNamara

Actress, Singer

Katherine McNamara is an actress and singer who is best known for her television roles in Freeform’s “Shadow Hunters” and the CW’s “Arrow.” McNamara is a…

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Thai Randolph

EVP & GM of “Laugh Out Loud” & Co-Founder of Sugaberry

Thai Randolph is an award-winning marketing, business development & operations leader who has spent her career at the intersection of…

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Beatriz Acevedo

Award Winning Media Executive, Entrepreneur & Social Impact Advocate

Beatriz Acevedo is a digital pioneer and veteran TV Producer with more than 20 years of entertainment experience, having created, developed…

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Juliet Litman

Head of Production, The Ringer

Juliet Litman, Head of Production at The Ringer, joined the company in October 2015 as one of Bill Simmons’ first…

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Katie Rosen Kitchens

Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, FabFitFun

Co-founder of FabFitFun, Katie Echevarria Rosen Kitchens has led its evolution as a female-focused media brand, from writing about great…

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Monica Ramírez

Civil & Human Rights Activist, Co-Founder of "The Latinx House"

Ramírez is the daughter and granddaughter of migrant farmworkers. She is also an organizer and longtime advocate for civil and…

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Mariela Rosario

Editor-in-Chief, HipLatina

Mariela is currently the Editor-in-Chief of, the largest site for Latina millennials in the U.S. As a digital media strategist &…

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Claudia Carasso

Founder, Elastic Minds LLC

Claudia Carasso is a communications management consultant, creative director, and marketing leader with more than 20 years’ experience in developing…

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Alexandra Martínez Kondracke

Writer, Producer, Co-Founder of "The Latinx House"

Alexandra Martinez Kondracke (L Word, Hung) is a movie and television writer/producer. She attended Dartmouth College and NYU Graduate Film…

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Olga Segura

Producer & Co-Founder, The Latinx House

Olga is a Mexican actress, producer and activist based in Los Angeles. Most recently, she produced Waiting for the Barbarians directed by…

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Mahzad Babayan

VP, Talent Management + Partnerships

Mahzad Babayan is Vice President of Talent Management & Partnerships at Fullscreen, the social content service and talent management company that…

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Kandi Burruss

Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter, Actress & Entrepreneur

When Kandi Burruss was a teenager, her no-nonsense single mom gave her an important piece of advice that would shape…

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Aija Mayrock

Author, Activist & Poet

Aija Mayrock is a 24-year old writer and poet. Aija’s first book The Survival Guide to Bullying was inspired by her personal…

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Ivirlei Brookes

Actress & Entrepreneur

Ivirlei Brookes is an actress and mindset mentor for creatives. Her company Mavenelle focuses on helping female creatives and entrepreneurs…

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Susan Brooks

Founder, Forefront Partners

Susan Brooks is a veteran television and business affairs executive, bringing strategic and innovative thinking, along with decades of established…

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Madhu Goel Southworth

Senior Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs AMC and Sundance TV

As Senior Vice President of Legal & Business Affairs, Madhu Goel Southworth serves as the highest ranking legal executive for…

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Kirsten Schaffer

Executive Director, Women In Film (WIF) - Los Angeles

Kirsten Schaffer is the Executive Director of Women In Film, Los Angeles, the preeminent organization that advocates for women in…

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Ashley McFarlin Buie

Vice President, Development WE tv

As vice president of development for WE tv, Ashley McFarlin Buie oversees new and developing projects for the network and…

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Smirti Mundhra

Award-Winning Director & Producer

Smriti Mundhra is an Academy Award-nominated director/producer and one of DOC NYC’s 40 Under 40 Filmmakers to Watch. Her latest…

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Hilary Williams Dunlap

SVP of Talent, Digital Brand Architects

Hilary Williams Dunlap is Senior Vice President of Talent at Digital Brand Architects, a talent management firm representing a world…

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Caroline Aaron

Star of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

SAG Award winning actress Caroline Aaron currently stars as ‘Shirley Maisel’ opposite Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shaloub, and Alex Borstein in…

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Ivette Rodriguez

President/Founder, AEM & Co-Founder, LA Collab

Ivette Rodriguez is a veteran entertainment marketing consultant who specializes in PR, marketing, and promotional campaigns for feature films, television…

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Rachel Ghiazza

EVP, Head of US Content, Audible

Rachel Ghiazza joined Audible in 2019 as SVP for Content Acquisition and Development and became EVP, Head of US Content…

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Elle Johnson

Co-Showrunner, Co-Showrunner, "Self Made: Inspired by The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker"

Elle Johnson is a writer, producer and showrunner. Most recently, she served as a co-showrunner on Netflix’s limited series SELF…

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Jennifer Maas

TV Reporter, TheWrap

Jennifer Maas has been a TV reporter at TheWrap for two years. She covers TV industry news, which includes everything…

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Maggie Kiley

Director & Co-Executive Producer, “Dirty John: Betty Broderick”

Maggie Kiley is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after creatives in the television arena, and a testament of quality…

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Alexis Fisher

Founder & CEO, Timeline Management

Meet the manager who is responsible for bridging the gap between Hollywood’s hottest social media sensations and their dream careers…

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Nicole Steen

Fitness Expert & Celebrity Trainer

Nicole Steen is one of Hollywood’s foremost leading fitness experts and celebrity trainers. She is founder of NICOLE STEEN FITNESS…

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Jennifer Pastiloff

Best-Selling Author, International Speaker, Workshop & Retreat Leader

Jen Pastiloff is the author of the national bestseller “On Being Human.” She travels the world with her unique workshop…

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Casey Stanton

Yoga Instructor

Casey’s passion for yoga, dance, fitness, strength, women’s empowerment, and holistic healthy living are at the epicenter of her practice….

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Heather Wordham

Writer & Producer

Heather Wordham is a talent writer/producer who has carved out a successful career in the entertainment industry. Heather is the…

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