The Root’s Young, Fabulous and Female Is Heading to L.A.

Producer Mara Brock Akil and director Nzingha Stewart headline a powerhouse panel on the topic “Harnessing Your Magic.”

Mara Brock Akil; Nzingha Stewart
Mara Brock Akil; Nzingha Stewart Getty Images/Mike Pont; courtesy of Nzingha Stewart

Attention, all the young, black and fabulous women in the Los Angeles area: The Root is coming your way with an event you won’t want to miss. Young, Fabulous and Female: Los Angeles will be held Wednesday, Feb. 24, and feature a powerhouse panel that includes Mara Brock Akil, founder, creator and executive producer of Akil Productions (Being Mary Jane); producer and director Nzingha Stewart (For Colored Girls, With This Ring); TV host Nina Parker (Love & Hip Hop); Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, CBS senior vice president of entertainment diversity and communications; Gail Huggins Porter, senior counsel, production legal, at NBC Universal; and LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril.

Join The Root and Toyota for this special night of networking alongside some of the most powerful black women in entertainment, media and business. Titled “Harnessing Your Magic,” the evening promises to be a lively, thought-provoking and inspiring conversation about achieving your dreams.

The Details

Date: Feb. 24, 2016
Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Siren Studios
1050 N. Orange Drive
Hollywood, CA 90038

Space is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible.