Radio character Charlamagne Tha God, rapper Master P and Vicky Cornell, spouse of late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell are among the many first audio system lined up for the Hollywood & Thoughts Summit, going down Might 11 in Los Angeles at United Expertise Company (UTA).
The convention, which is able to concentrate on how the leisure business can elevate psychological well being, can even characteristic Christina Wootton, head of partnerships at Roblox; Carmela Wallace, mom of the late Jarad “Juice WRLD” Higgins and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Valerie June, in addition to numerous psychological well being professionals.
The one-day summit, which takes place throughout Psychological Well being Consciousness Month, will deliver collectively executives and expertise throughout tv, movie, music and digital with psychological well being specialists for discussions on psychological well being storytelling, the ability of music, and alternatives to raise psychological wellness via tech and gaming, amongst different subjects.
“The leisure business has distinctive and unmatched affect to assist stem our world psychological well being disaster,” stated Cathy Applefeld Olson, veteran leisure journalist and founding father of Hollywood & Thoughts. “Our inaugural Summit will collect key stakeholders throughout Hollywood and the psychological well being sector to delve into important conversations, share learnings and ask the following necessary questions.” (Olson is a Billboard contributor.)
Following the day-time summit, Hollywood & Thoughts will host a night launch get together at UTA, the place attendees can community in addition to expertise activations together with a Mindfulness Wall introduced by Case Kenny, writer and host of the podcast New Mindset, Who Dis?
Along with UTA, different sponsors embrace Hallmark Media, Publicis Well being, Milk & Honey Music + Sports activities + Ventures and MTV Leisure Studios.