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- Alyssa Rosenberg Opinion writer, Washington Post
- Melissa Goodman Director, L-G-B-T, Gender and Reproductive Justice Project, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
- Ramaa Mosley Filmmaker and activist
- Jennifer Warren Film and Television director; Founder and Co-Chair, Alliance of Women Directors; Professor & Chair of Directing Division, School of Cinematic Arts, USC.
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