Indeed’s Rising Voices Hosts Lena Waithe, Yvonne Orji, Danielle Brooks, LaFawn Davis And Friends As Part Of Women’s History Month

March 23, 2022

Indeed, the world’s number one job site, and its Rising Voices program that aims to discover, invest in and share stories created by BIPOC filmmakers & storytellers.

Assembled a top-tier group of women of color for the ‘Building the New Future of Hollywood’ panel to discuss the power and meaning of work on behalf of Women’s History Month.

Hosted by award-winning journalist Danyel Smith, the panel features award-winning writer, creator and producer, Lena Waithe; NAACP Image Award-nominated actress and singer, Danielle Brooks; Indeed’s Senior Vice President of Environmental, Social and Governance, LaFawn Davis; NAACP Image Award nominated actress, YouTuber and author, Skai Jackson; and Emmy nominated actress and comedian, Yvonne Orji.

The panel will be separated into four 20-minute episodes that airs every Thursday starting on March 23rd,2022, and can be found on Indeed Rising Voices YouTube page.

Each episode will highlight different themes including Opportunity, Flexibility, Inclusivity and Money.

In episode 1, the panel discusses what opportunity means to them and their definition of the word.

Plus, they unpack what they are doing now to help secure further opportunities for others while breaking down potential barriers.

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“Opportunities are numerous wherever you find them. It’s about how you take advantage of them, it’s about you not being impatient to see when that opportunity is going to pay off,” said Lena Waithe.

“There are so many things that can stop you from getting into the types of jobs that you want and so what we [Indeed] are looking at is really understanding the job seeker no matter the industry,” said LaFawn Davis.


Indeed is the world’s #1 job site*, with over 250 million unique visitors** every month from over 60 different countries. We provide free access to search and apply for jobs, post your resume, research companies, and compare salaries. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities. On our YouTube channel, you’ll find tips and personal stories to help you take the next step in your job search.

Photo credit: Lena Waithe.

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