Issa Rae

2020 Speaker

ISSA RAE is a producer, actress, and writer. With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Rae first garnered attention for her award-winning web series and the accompanying New York Times best-seller, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. She created and stars in the hit HBO show, Insecure, for which she received an Emmy® nomination and two Golden Globe® nominations. Rae made her film debut in the acclaimed drama, The Hate U Give, and most recently starred in the romantic comedy, The LOVEBIRDS. @issarae

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