Jun 12, 2020
Sabrina Thompson Mitchell is a highly regarded media professional whose career has included work in filmmaking, directing, and photography. Sabrina is the owner of KUU Productions, where she works with A-level clients, including HBO, Saks Fifth Ave, and RocNation Sports, among others. Sabrina served as the Women’s March’s official photographer and was selected by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign team to document the campaign journey, highlighting moments related to women of color and the Mothers of the Movement. Sabrina is also the co-founder of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) and works to empower and uplift diverse young women in the industry. Sabrina’s work has been highlighted on NBC and Entertainment Tonight, as well as The New York Times, Vogue, People, and ESSENCE.
Today, Sabrina joins me to share the twists and turns of her career journey, including how she was impacted by being a finalist on SURVIVOR. She shares some of the inequities in the entertainment sector and how the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network offers a community of sisterhood while protecting and defending women of color in entertainment, technology, and business. She also highlights what WEEN is currently doing to fight for social and racial justice and amplify the voices of young women in the WEEN Academy.
“We don’t lead from a deficit. We lead from a ‘this is why I’m unique’.” - Sabrina Thompson Mitchell
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