|Join us for the 2nd Annual Women Take the Stage!|
April 20, 2020
Noon – 2 PM
Carpenter Theatre Stage at Dominion Energy Center
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Join us at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts for RPAA’s second annual Women Take the Stage – a special luncheon featuring celebrity guest keynote speaker, Christine Simmons, as well as a diverse panel of Richmond area women. Christine will deliver an inspirational message about Living Unapologetically.
This intimate, plated luncheon will take place on the stage of the historic and beautiful Carpenter Theatre. Hosted by RPAA’s Women’s Leadership Council, proceeds from this event benefit the educational programs of RPAA.
MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER!
Christine is the Chief Operating Officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences | Oscars.org. Prior to joining the Academy, Christine served as the President and COO of the Los Angeles Sparks (a founding team of the WNBA), Executive Vice President of Magic Johnson Enterprises, and held senior positions at both Disney and NBC/Universal Studios. Read her full bio here.
MEET OUR MODERATOR AND PANELISTS!
TV NEWS ANCHOR & REPORTER
WRIC ABC 8NEWS
AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT, ACTRESS, AND MAKEUP ARTIST
STEPHANIE J. GILLIARD, ESQ.
VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL AFFAIRS/GENERAL COUNSEL-VIRGINIA
COLONIAL DOWNS GROUP, LLA
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL ANALYTICS, RESEARCH, AND NEWS
A huge thank you to the RPAA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Suzanne Gardner (Chair)Sally Bagley, Angela Cain, Teresa Chiocca, Natalie Garramone, Alison Martin, Carli M. Nelson, Cherry Peters, Nikki A. Powell, Jackie Stone, and Scott Warren
Event Management: Tunstall B. Willis, Grandeur & Grove Events