Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

A Conversation with a Media Mogul

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Accessing Capital and Reversing Stereotypes of People of Color

Description:
MMTC’s dynamic CEO Kim Keenan goes one-on-one with entertainment industry
icon Debra Martin Chase, a former lawyer who broke the Hollywood glass ceiling to become
the first African American female producer to land a production deal with a major television and
film studio – the ABC/Disney film and television companies. Martin Chase will discuss everything
from how she transitioned from the law to the lot and how she has been a trailblazer who
helped change the stereotypes and negative perceptions of women and people of color in the
media.

Interviewer:
Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC

Special Guest:
Debra Martin Chase, President and CEO, Martin Chase Productions