(EXCLUSIVE) SXSW Announces Keynote Speakers for Women in Media Event: Brooke Shields, Katie Couric, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex  

There will be a visit from Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, at SXSW.  

The opening day keynote “Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead On and Off the Screen,..

..featuring the author and co-founder of Archewell Foundation and Archewell Productions, will feature journalist Katie Couric, actor Brooke Shields,..

...and Peoplism diversity equity and inclusion consultant Nancy Wang Yuen.  

The Amendment podcast host and 19th News editor-at-large Errin Haines will moderate.  

The festival description says social media is “creating an often dangerous environment which has led to serious mental health issues for teenage girls in particular,” and the conversation will focus on that.  

Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, Katie Couric, Brooke Shields, Nancy Wang Yuen, and Errin Haines are the ideal ending to eight days of amazing Keynote Speakers, said SXSW co-president and chief programming officer Hugh Forrest.  

We are honored to host this distinguished group on International Women's Day for a significant discussion on media and entertainment representation.”  

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