Brianna Brown, Chair
Brianna Brown is a tv and film actress known for her roles in The 40-Year-Old-Virgin and Knocked Up, as well as roles on ABC’s General Hospital and Showtime’s Homeland.

Tichina Arnold
Tichina Arnold is an actress and singer, famous for her roles in the TV sitcoms Martin and Everybody Hates Chris. She has won two NAACP Image awards for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for both of these roles.

Maria Bello
Maria Bello is an actress and writer known for her roles in PaybackA History of Violence, and Coyote Ugly.

Amy Brenneman
Amy Brenneman is an actress known for her roles in the television series NYPD BlueJudging Amy, and Private Practice. She has also starred in films such as HeatFearDaylightNine Lives, and 88 Minutes.

Geena Davis
Geena Davis is an actress, film producer, writer, women’s Olympics archery team semi-finalist, and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. 

Kim Dickens
Kim Dickens is an actress known for Gone GirlBlind Side, and Hollow Men.

Frances Fisher 
Actress Frances Fisher is known for her work on television, in theater and in films, including roles in Unforgiven and Titanic.

Sharon Gless
Sharon Gless is an Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress, famous for her role of Sgt. Christine Cagney on Cagney & Lacey

Catherine Hardwicke
Catherine Hardwicke is a director and screenwriter whose 2008 film, Twilight, had the record of highest-grossing first weekend for any female director until 2015. 

Gale Anne Hurd
Gale Anne Hurd is the producer of Academy Award winning films and Emmy Award winning programs, including TerminatorAliens, and The Walking Dead.

Melina Kanakaredes
Melina Kanakaredes is a multi-talented actor, philanthropist, writer, and director. Her work in TV, film and Broadway has earned her critical acclaim. For 6 years she starred in the CBS series CSI: New York.

Sharon Lawrence 
Actress (NYPD Blue and Gray’s Anatomy), singer, and dancer.

Susan Lucci
As the most famous face in daytime television history, Susan Lucci has held audiences spellbound for years as the "woman you love to hate," Erica Kane on ABC-TV's All My Children. In May 1999 she won the Emmy Award for Best Actress.

Lisa Ling 
Journalist Lisa Ling is known for her role as a co-host of ABC’s The View, as host of National Geographic Explorer, as a reporter on Channel One News, and special correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show and CNN.

Ana Ortiz
Ana Ortiz is an actress and singer known for her roles in Ugly Betty and Devious Maids.

Kimberly Peirce
Kimberly Peirce is a feature film director, notable for her debut feature film, Boys Don’t Cry.

Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes is an acclaimed Hollywood writer who is creator and lead writer of Grey’s Anatomy , Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder.

Robin Swicord
Robin Swicord is a screenwriter and film director. She wrote the screenplay for the film Memoirs of a Geisha and co-wrote the screenplay for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Kate Walsh
Kate Walsh is a film and television actress, known for her role as Dr. Addison Montgomery on the ABC dramas Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice.

Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard is an Academy Award nominated actress, known for roles on television (True BloodDesperate Housewives), film (Primal FearK-PaxThe Family That Preys), and stage.

*Nora Ephron (deceased)
Nora Ephron was a filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, author, and blogger whose work included the scripts for When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle.