Female executives sit at tables and network and discuss issues and trends affecting women working in the entertainment industry during the Sixth Annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon.

AEG’s ASCSC Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) and Women Helping Women in Entertainment Host Sixth Annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon

The sold-out sixth annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon (Film, TV, Music, Sports, and Fashion), presented by Coca Cola, Barefoot Wine, Los Angeles Chargers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers and City National Bank welcomed more than 250 top female executives in the entertainment industry for an empowering afternoon of networking and discussion on Friday, June 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park. 

The event was hosted by AEG’s ASCSC Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment, Inc. (NABFEME Los Angeles) and Women Helping Women in Entertainment.

“The Women in Entertainment Luncheon provides networking opportunities for female executives and facilitates conversations that address issues and trends affecting women working in the entertainment industry,” said Tamala Lewis, Women in Entertainment Luncheon Founder and AEG’s Dignity Health Sports Park Center Community Affairs and Foundation Senior Director. 

“We are thrilled that over the past six years, the event has garnered attention and support from not only female executives, but LA-based sports franchises across almost every league and top-tier entertainment companies – such as AEG, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, Fox Entertainment, etc. –  which has resulted in a waitlist in the triple digits!”

The 2019 event featured a panel moderated by Pat Shields (Black Dot, LLC.) highlighting entertainment executives Naomi Rodriguez (Los Angeles Dodgers), Kiesha Nix (Los Angeles Lakers), Mamie Coleman (Fox Entertainment), Kelly Staley (AEG), Jackie Sorkin (Hollywood Candy Girls & Creator of Candytopia) and Kheris Rogers (Flexin’ In My Complexion).

Festivities also featured a live performance by Tia P., celebrity KJLH radio DJ Jiji Sweet and remarks by Dignity Health Sports Park General Manager Katie Pandolfo, Tamala Lewis (Senior Director, Dignity Health Sports Park Community Affairs & Foundation) and Johnnie Walker (President, NABFEME). The event also recognized the Ladylike Foundation Founder, Leah Pump and The Friendship Foundation Managing Director, Nina Patel.

Dignity Health Sports Park is southern California’s home of world-class competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes. Managed by AEG Facilities, the $150 million, privately financed facility was developed by AEG on a 125-acre site on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) in Carson, California. Dignity Health Sports Park features an 8,000-seat tennis stadium, a 27,167-seat stadium for soccer, football and other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts; a 2,000-seat facility for track & field and a 2,450-seat indoor Velodrome – the VELO Sports Center – for track cycling. Dignity Health Sports Park is home to Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy, the five-time MLS Cup Champions. Dignity Health Sports Park is also home of the Los Angeles Chargers, United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) High Performance Training Center, the national team training headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and EXOS, an international training center for elite and professional athletes. For additional information, please visit http://www.dignityhealthsportspark.com.
ASCSC Community Foundation a 501c(3) organization was established to provide financial and in-kind support for educational, recreational and social service programs which improve the lives of young people in the Greater Southern California region. The foundation has a particular focus on serving the area immediately surrounding Dignity Health Sports Park, located in the City of Carson. The Dignity Health Sports Park staff spends countless hours giving back to our community every year through programs, events, scholarships, and youth ticket donations.