Debra Lee | I Am Debra Lee: A Memoir

Thu, March 9, 2023 7:30 P.M.
Cost: $16.50


Debra discusses her memoir on Good Morning America

In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6abc Action News morning edition

The former longtime CEO of Black Entertainment Television (BET), Debra Lee currently serves on the boards of several of the world’s leading corporations, including Proctor & Gamble, Warner Bros. Discovery, Revlon, Burberry Group Plc, and Marriott International. She is the founder and chairwoman of Leading Women Defined Foundation, an organization of Black female thought leaders, and is the co-founder of Monarchs Collective, a group that empowers men and women of color to sit on corporate boards. One of the Hollywood Reporter’s 100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment and Billboard’s Power 100, Lee is an inductee into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. I Am Debra Lee charts her journey from girlhood in the segregated South to heading the first Black company traded on the New York Stock Exchange, along the way offering personal anecdotes, celebrity stories, and lessons about motherhood while trying to make a career.

Masks are welcome but are not required.
Books will be available for purchase at the library on event night.
If you purchased a book in advance you will collect it as you enter the auditorium.
Books provided by Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books
Ticket price includes processing fees

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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