Mishel Prada is an actress and producer known for Fear the Walking Dead: Passage (2016) and Tell Me How I Die (2016). She stars in the new Starz Latinx drama series Vida, a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles.
Denise Hewett is the Founder and CEO of Scriptd, a digital screenplay marketplace to bolster scripts from underrepresented groups. She comes from the world of entertainment, fashion and nightlife, starting her career as the Director of Sales and Marketing at famed nightclub The Box and working for cultural trailblazers like Patricia Field (Sex and the City, Ugly Betty), Marvin Jarrett (NYLON), Courtney Love, Simon Hammerstein and Randy Weiner before creating content at MTV and Endemol. She is a seasoned television and digital producer who lives at the intersection of activism, entrepreneurship, and entertainment. She holds a Bachelor's degree from Gallatin at NYU where she studied cultural signifiers, how they affect and reflect society.
Mishel and Denise are dedicated to seeing more diverse voices on and off screen. At breakfast, we'll dive into their experience in film and hear their thoughts on the #futureofwomen in film.