X-Boundaries: See Us. Hear Us.

Friday, February 28 at 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Don & Karen DeRosa University Center, Ballroom
901 Presidents Dr, Stockton, CA 95211

Join us for "See Us. Hear Us: Addressing media and entertainment's diversity problem,” a day-long event featuring speakers, panels and interactive workshops to address diversity issues in media today.

Today's students will become tomorrow's entertainment industry leaders. The goal of this event is to look at the causes and effects of the industry's lack of diversity, so students will better understand how to foster a culture of change and inclusivity in the future.

Keynote speaker: Madeline Di Nonno is the chief executive officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and brings 30 years of executive leadership in the entertainment, non-profit, digital and consumer packaged goods industries.

Students will have the opportunity to meet media and entertainment industry leaders:

- Joanne Butcher, Filmmaker, producer and founder of FilmmakerSuccess.com
- Mario Enriquez '10, Director of Domestic Programs, LGBTQ Victory Institute
- Samantha Juneman, ’11, Vice President of Commercial Partnerships, Universal Music Group
- Lana Ludovico aka DJ Lil Buddha, DJ, Tour Manager, Cultural Organizer and Artivist consultant 
- Bonnie Gallanter, President Music Artist Management, director of The Women’s International Music Network, co-producer, SheRocksAwards.com
- Tama Brisbane, Founder of With Our Words, Inc., internationally acclaimed spoken word troupe
- Anna Nti-Asare-Tubbs, author and researcher into gender and race issues 
- Chinwe Ohanele ’10, Arts entrepreneur and attorney, founder of UNICON, African arts and comic convention
- Cookie Marenco, Founder, Blue Coast Records, Grammy-nominated music producer
- Jennifer Musselman, Nickelodeon executive, change and leadership consultant diversity consultant
- Brandon Stansell, recording artist

This one-day event that will feature multiple panel discussions, breakout sessions for students to work closely with industry professionals, and an end-of-the day networking event.

Students are encouraged to participate in some or all of the event and share their thoughts in break-out sessions during the day.

FREE and open to all Pacific students, faculty and staff.

Free networking lunch — registration required.

Presented by Music Industry Studies and Media X

This is Pacific’s 5th annual X-Boundaries event.

Event Type

Speaker, Panel discussion

Sponsoring Department

College of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music, Pacific Arts and Lectures, Media X


Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni





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