Rise to the Top of the Entertainment Industry – Debra Lee in Conversation with Crystal McCrary Mcguire
MARCH 7, 2023
Crystal McCrary McGuire (left) Debra Lee (Center)
Debra Lee, former CEO of BET and author, is joined by filmmaker, producer, and author Crystal McCrary McGuire for a riveting conversation about the journey of the trailblazing executive, as chronicled in her new captivating memoir, I Am Debra Lee.
Learn how a young girl became the leader of the first Black company traded on the New York Stock Exchange, breaking glass ceilings and bringing such groundbreaking shows as The Game and Being Mary Jane to television. Learn about some of the glamorous and most challenging moments of being a Black female executive, including the personal struggles with motherhood and #MeToo while achieving great professional success. The story of power, perseverance, and success will surely inspire.
Discussion: 6:30 pm
Debra Lee will be signing books after the event. Books will be available for purchase.
Former CEO, BET; Founder, Leading Women Defined
Crystal McCrary McGuire
Filmmaker, Producer, Author, Entrepreneur