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Our mission is to elevate creative thinkers of color, amplifying their voices, driving connections, and inspiring their communities.

 

Julie Ann Crommett

she - her - hers


Profession

Founder and CEO


Company 

Collective Moxie


Location 

Atlanta, GA


Julie Ann Crommett has been working in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) space for over a decade leading disruptive, systemic change across media and tech. She was most recently Vice President of Multicultural Audience Engagement at The Walt Disney Studios spearheading efforts to diversify talent in front of and behind the camera, connect creative projects more closely to the communities they touch, and build a more inclusive culture within the Studios.Her team contributed to many projects including SOUL, COCO, BLACK PANTHER, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, and ALADDIN as well as launching the Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator, an industry-leading program guaranteeing up to six directors from underrepresented backgrounds the opportunity to produce a short film for Disney+.

Julie Ann was also instrumental in Disney's library review process leading to a revised content advisory and proactive resources for families to discuss negative stereotypes in media. In partnership with Disney's Executive Chairman Bob Iger, she launched and co-chaired the company's first-ever Creative Inclusion Council dedicated to increasing inclusion and accountability in Disney's creative endeavors. Previously she was Google’s Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief leading their efforts to shift and diversify on-screen perceptions of computer science through storytelling (a position she created) as well as having led Google’s DEI efforts in Latin America. Before that, she worked at NBCUniversal managing behind-the-camera diversity programs including Writers on the Verge and the Directing Fellowship.

Julie Ann has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 under 35, the IMAGEN Foundation’s Influential Latinos in Entertainment list and as an ADCOLOR Innovator. She serves on the boards for Hispanic Federation, NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers), and Women in Animation. A proud Puerto Rican and Cuban American, Julie Ann was raised in Atlanta, GA, and earned her BA in English at Harvard University.
 

Get in Touch

LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Collecetvie Moxie (Coming in May 1, 2021)

 

Reema Elghossain

 

she - her - hers


Profession

VP, Talent Equity & Inclusion


Company 

4A's Foundation


Location 

Jersey City, New Jersey


I'm a 38 year old, Lebanese- American Jersey girl. By day, I'm a Vice President of Talent Equity & Inclusion at the 4A's Foundation. By purpose, I'm a certified spiritual healer. By passion, I'm a seasoned professional development facilitator. 

If you have life, you have purpose. I have dedicated my career to celebrating people, creating lasting relationships, building leaders, and helping people unlock their purpose. My passion is to encourage, engage, and equip others to believe in the possibilities. My purpose is to help others live the lives they would if they only knew how. 

I'm a creator and an alchemist. I am a skilled, innovative planner, facilitator, educator, and talent development professional. I take pride in building strong partnerships and relationships, creating programs, and managing a nonprofit dedicated to supporting underrepresented communities in the creative industry. With a history of successfully instituting methodologies for attaining diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, I have an ability to identify, enroll, and develop talent through expert design of recruitment strategies and training programs. I drive large-scale institutional change through effective leadership, resource management, intuition, and wit. 
 

Get in Touch

LinkedIn, Instagram, 4A's Foundation

 

Lincoln Stephens

he - him- his


Profession

CEO


Company

Marcus Graham Project


Location 

Dallas, TX

 

Lincoln Stephens is a former Advertising Account Management Executive) turned education advocate and social entrepreneur. Born in Dallas, Texas, Lincoln is a graduate of theUniversity of Missouri-Columbia where he received a Bachelor’s in Journalism with a focus in Strategic Communications and holds Master’s Degree in Entertainment Business at Full Sail University.

He is the co-founder of the Marcus Graham Project, a nearly 15 year old non-profit organization which is focused on bringing more diversity to the marketing, media and advertising industry through mentorship, exposure, and career development.

Lincoln has been acclaimed as one of Advertising Age's top 40 marketing leaders under 40, Dallas Business Journal's Minority Business Leader Award, Adweek Rising Star and was honored with the University of Missouri School of Journalism's coveted Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in the Media Industry.
 

Get in Touch

LinkedIn, Twitter, InstagramMarcus Graham Project  

 

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