Image of Tonesa Welch

Wednesday, March 29

1:00pm EST
Q&A follows. Media must be confirmed in advance ask question.Media RSVP:
Tonesa Welch (above) will speak once and for all about the Markeisha character on the STARZ series BMF, her feelings on LaLa Anthony and the job she is doing in the role, and her upcoming BIOPIC.
WHO: Award winning journalist Alicia Quarles sits down for a candid conversation with Tonesa Welch, dubbed the “First Lady of BMF” by federal prosecutors, and Tressa Azarel Smallwood, CEO of MegaMind Media. Welch and Smallwood are executive producers of the new BET+ biopic on Welch’s life.
 WHAT: Own Your Narrative is marketing lingo that simply means you make sure what is told about you matches what you want to be told. Award winning journalist Alicia Quarles sits down with Tonesa Welch, The First Lady of BMF, and CEO of MegaMind Media, Tressa Smallwood, for a candid conversation on Women, Ownership & Narrative.

 Alicia Quarles leads a candid conversation on how the lack of diverse representation can cause distortions, mis-interpretations, half-truths or false perceptions of women and people of color. Tressa Azarel Smallwood joins Welch and Quarles, as one of the only women of color in Hollywood with greenlight ability, to share her insights on the importance of women as the decision-makers.

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