In Conversation with Issa Rae

Issa Rae

In Conversation with



Issa Rae first received attention for her award-winning web series and the accompanying New York Times best-seller, "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl." She created and starred in the Peabody-award-winning HBO series Insecure which garnered her multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominations. In 2020 Rae formed HOORAE, a multi-faceted media company that develops content across mediums in an effort to continue to break boundaries in storytelling and representation.

Come get the inside scoop on Issa’s life as a media mogul who reaches back, the highs and lows of ending her groundbreaking, career-making series, Insecure and her latest HOORAE projects that are keeping her busy, happy and feeling anything but awkward.

Moderated by Amanda Parris

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1:00 PMToronto, ONMeridian Hall