Ember 2021 is a one-day, virtual summit on Intersectionality with keynote speakers Maysoon Zayid and Linda Yvette Chávez You will leave with a greater understanding of why this is important and with tips and tricks to create a workplace with psychological safety and where people feel like they belong.
Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, writer, and disability advocate. Maysoon is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She had the most viewed TED Talk of 2014 and was named 1 of 100 Women of 2015 by BBC. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan and has written for VICE. She limped in New York Fashion Week, is a recurring character on General Hospital, and is the author of Audible’s Find Another Dream.
Linda Yvette Chávez
Linda Yvette Chávez is the co-creator, co-showrunner, and executive producer of Netflix’s hit series Gentefied. While producing Gentified, Linda adapted I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, a New York Times bestseller by Erika L. Sanchez, into a feature film for Anonymous Content (The Revenant, Spotlight). Linda was named a writer/creator to watch by Robert Rodriguez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Zoe Saldana as a part of their LATINXT List in 2019 and 2020. Linda’s currently writing a film for Fox Searchlight, showrunning season two of Gentified, and preparing to direct her first feature film, Fieras.
December 8, 2021
10 AM – 11 AM MT
Times shown are Mountain Standard Time (MST).