“Just know that you belong there and you deserve to be there and never lose sight of that” – Vanessa Leon ’04

Vanessa Leon is part of the Emerson Class of 2004. Currently, she is the Director of Marketing for Growing Generations! Hailing from South Florida, Vanessa made her way up to Boston, Massachusetts to attend Emerson College, graduating in 2004. While at Emerson, Vanessa DJ’ed for 3 years at the Coffee House on WERS. Vanessa obtained …

“Network Across” – Georgette Pierre

Georgette Pierre You might know her from Emerson Alumni’s podcast Making it Big in 30 Minutes. Georgette Pierre is an Emmy-award winning producer, content creator, and voice actor, Georgette Pierre, is a force to be reckoned with. Her creative projects include Black + Nuanced podcast, where she centers the Black experience and the Black voice, …

“Let’s demystify the process of being in the business.” – Kelly Edwards

Kelly Edwards Kelly Edwards recently transitioned from inside the network ranks into a writing and producing deal with HBO under her Edwardian Pictures banner. In her former executive role, she oversaw all of the emerging artists programs for HBO, HBOMax, and Turner. The pilots she produced through the HBOAccess Writing and Directing fellowships have screened …

“You Are A Professional Now” – Mary Kennedy

Mary Kennedy A Boston Native, you can see her as recurring character “New Fiona” on Shameless, Season 7 and in two episodes of Shameless Hall of Shame for the final season on Showtime.   She wrote and stars in her one woman show, Mid Life Mood Swing, about being a roadie for her mom’s wedding band …