FEME works to connect women executives in media and entertainment through various events.  Our functions include speaker series, networking, Lunch 'n Learns and educational opportunities.  If you're interested in attending or hosting a FEME event, please contact us.


Past Events

FEME Networking Drinks

Wednesday August 11

Networking event (in-person!) at Esters Wine Shop and Bar

The Big Comeback – Returning to Work on Your Own Terms

Tuesday June 15

As the light at the end of the COVID tunnel comes into view, we are all grappling with the implications of post-pandemic life. Whether you are eager to get back to the office or dreading the return to the daily grind, we can all agree that the past year has changed – well - everything. In this session, we’ll discuss the lessons we’ve learned from this massive social experiment and explore how to leverage them to create more fulfilling lives.Discussion led by Susan Shelton Vigon, Associate General Counsel / Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at FOX

Future of Content Series: The Gaming Industry - Playing for Continued Growth and Diversity

Tuesday May 4

The Gaming industry saw massive 25+% growth in 2020. The ~$230B global industry is experiencing the same trends as broader media - a shift to digital and mobile centric experiences and the growth of new business lines such as eSports. In addition, the gaming industry has long struggled to be inclusive and is working to make change. We will discuss the industry trends and focus on some of the struggles and wins of making games more inclusive. How do you navigate making inclusive games within a creative business while also building the commercial business case?

Join us for a conversation with Eunice Lee, COO & SVP, Call of Duty at Activision and Margaret Stohl, New York Times and internationally bestselling author and video game developer

Professional Self Care - Finding your next executive-level role

Tuesday April 13

How to identify opportunities and position yourself successfully to continue advancing your career.  Discussion led by Fran Helms, Senior Client Partner - Korn Ferry.

Cocktails and Networking - Checking In One Year Later

Tuesday March 23rd

Join us on March 23rd for cocktails and networking, one year from the start of “work from home” and circumstances that would uproot life as we knew it. Discuss how COVID has changed the industry (and us) over this past year.

Professional Self Care Series - 2021 Goal Setting Workshop with Dana Taylor Old

Monday March 1st

Join leadership coach Dana Taylor Old for a session on Goal Setting to shift your professional energy away from just making it through this past year to again focus on your strategic future planning. Reflect on what has worked for you and what you have learned about yourself this past year to reset your forward looking purpose of what you will take into 2021. We will talk through tips and tricks to support accountability and follow up.

Dana Taylor Old, professional coach, facilitator and speaker, provides communication and management guidance to teams, organizations and individuals. With 10 years of corporate CPG Brand Management experience and a passion for developing high-performing individuals and teams, Dana leverages her expertise to help clients take their communication and leadership skills to the next level. Dana spent a decade at Red Bull North America and Nestle USA. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.


Future of Content Series, Session 2: The Future of Film Distribution, with Blair Westlake

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Join Blair Westlake for a candid conversation about the impact of COVID-19 on the theatrical experience and what the future of film distribution might look like in the near term while we live through various stages of shut downs, as well as in the future.


Cocktails & Virtual Networking

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Join us for virtual happy hour with free cocktail delivery!


Lunch & Learn: Interviewing at the Executive Level

Monday, September 14, 2020

Join master coach & trainer Carrie Weaver, CEO of Silver Branch Consulting for this dynamic and practical workshop.


Lunch & Learn: The Present and Future of Podcasting with Rebecca Lehrer, Co-Founder and CEO of The Mash-Up Americans

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Join Rebecca Lehrer for a 60 minute virtual discussion on the present and future of podcasting, particularly as affected by the pandemic.


Leading through Uncertain Times with Mitzi Reaugh

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Mitzi Reaugh will be sharing her learnings from her time as a CEO at Jaunt XR where she led her organization through a reduction in staff from 100 people to 30. You're invited to join the conversation to share your learnings and questions with the FEME group.


Cocktails & Virtual Networking

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Join us for virtual happy hour with free cocktail delivery!


Future of Content Series, Session 1: A Conversation with Lisa Holme, Head of Content & Commercial Strategy at Discovery Inc., and Stacy Nagata, Marketing at Apple

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Throughout this series, we plan to host discussions between FEME members and leaders in areas experiencing significant transformation as "normal" shifts, including Premium VOD, Streaming, advertising models, content production, and the shifting media landscape.


Lunch & Learn: Nadia Allaudin, SVP and Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch

Tuesday, April 30, 2020

This Lunch and Learn will be an opportunity to meet with a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management advisor, Nadia Allaudin, to have a candid conversation around Women’s financial health.


Lunch & Learn: Working Remotely and Leading Teams, with Executive Coach Lori Tabb

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Join Lori Tabb - CEO and Executive Coach at ShiftAffect (and FEME member) - for a 60 minute virtual workshop on working remotely/leading remote teams. Learn considerations and best practices for doing so in the context of a household of remote workers/students etc.


Lunch & Learn: Amy Elkins, President of Media & Marketing Innovation at STX Entertainment

Friday, March 20, 2020

Amy Elkins is President, Media & Marketing Innovation for STX Entertainment responsible for driving industry solutions, customer experience innovation, data and insights for the studio.


Sundance Meet Up

Sunday, January 26, 2020

FEME members attending Sundance in Park City are invited to attend a drinks networking mixer.


London FEME Event

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

Connect with women in media and entertainment at our FEME London event!


Holiday Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Join FEME members on Wednesday December 11th for FEME's Holiday Networking Drinks Event! Drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.

We will also have an opportunity to take professional corporate headshots by Martha Galvan, to get hair and makeup touchups by Glamsquad, and to shop Kendra Scott jewelry.


Lunch & Learn: with Elisa Parker and Tabby Biddle

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Join Elisa Parker and Tabby Biddle, gender equity experts, co-directors of 50 Women Can Change the World in Media & Entertainment and co-founders of 100 Women Change Hollywood, for an interactive Lunch & Learn where you’ll deepen your sense of self and learn skills, strategies and tools to build lines of trust, partnership and collaboration with women in the entertainment industry.



Tuesday, October 15, 2019

FEME members attending MIPCOM are invited to attend a drinks networking mixer.


Quarterly Dinner and Networking

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Join FEME members for networking with a view! Sit-down dinner and cocktails will be served on the beautiful back patio of The Eveleigh on Sunset.