Do the Write Thing Mixer: Where Community and Creativity Meet
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
USC Annenberg's Hollywood, Health & Society made a splash with their recent mixer kickoff event titled Do the Write Thing, drawing the creative community together in the first of three planned salons for conversation, refreshments and an informal panel discussion.
Speaker at the May 10 event, held at the Aster hotel and club in Hollywood, included:
- Yvette Lee Bowser (Living Single, A Different World, Black-ish, Dear White People, Unprisoned)
- Joy Gorman Wettels (Unprisoned, Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground, 13 Reasons Why, Home Before Dark)
- Carla Banks Waddles (Bel-Air; That’s So Raven, Half & Half, Hit the Floor, Good Girls, One Love), founder of Babycakes Productions Inc.
- Lane Lyle, a writer who recently earned her first credit on Onyx’s Unprisoned and apprenticed showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser on Dear White People and Run the World .
Two other gatherings are scheduled for early August and in early October.