CTSJ's the Matrix Black Women in Hollywood Series presents: Whitney Davis (former CBS Executive and Whistleblower) interviewed by Nicole Haggard (CIME)

Whitney Davis, an experienced human resources professional and former executive at CBS, outlines a toxic and problematic culture that eventually influenced her decision to leave the company.


Oct1
12:00 pm
2020-10-01 12:00:00 2020-10-01 12:00:00 CTSJ's the Matrix Black Women in Hollywood Series presents: Whitney Davis (former CBS Executive and Whistleblower) interviewed by Nicole Haggard (CIME)

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Whitney Davis is an experienced human resources professional and former executive at CBS. She was Director of CBS Entertainment diversity and inclusion where she expanded on the work she did in her previous role. On April 23rd of 2019 Whitney wrote a piece that was published in Variety titled: "CBS Has a White Problem." She outlines a toxic and problematic culture that eventually influenced her decision to leave the company.

Interviewer Dr. Nicole Haggard is an award-winning instructor, speaker and published researcher with sixteen years of study contextualizing the intersection of race and gender in American culture. She is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University and the Director of Communications for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. In 2018, Dr. Nicole co-founded the Center for Intersectional Media and Entertainment (CIME/see-me/), an organization dedicated to advancing representation. She is currently completing her forthcoming book “Race, Sex, and Hollywood” due out in 2020.

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Event Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Whitney Davis is an experienced human resources professional and former executive at CBS. She was Director of CBS Entertainment diversity and inclusion where she expanded on the work she did in her previous role. On April 23rd of 2019 Whitney wrote a piece that was published in Variety titled: "CBS Has a White Problem." She outlines a toxic and problematic culture that eventually influenced her decision to leave the company.

Interviewer Dr. Nicole Haggard is an award-winning instructor, speaker and published researcher with sixteen years of study contextualizing the intersection of race and gender in American culture. She is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University and the Director of Communications for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. In 2018, Dr. Nicole co-founded the Center for Intersectional Media and Entertainment (CIME/see-me/), an organization dedicated to advancing representation. She is currently completing her forthcoming book “Race, Sex, and Hollywood” due out in 2020.

CTSJ's the Matrix Black Women in Hollywood Series Whitney Davis