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Issa Rae

Producer
Issa Rae
With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae's content has garnered over 20 million views and close to 150,000 subscribers on YouTube. In addition to making Glamour Magazine's "35 Under 35" list (2013) as well as Forbes' "30 Under 30" list (2013 and 2014) and winning the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," Issa Rae has worked on web content for Pharrell Williams, Tracey Edmonds and numerous others. She developed a TV series with Shonda Rhimes for ABC and is currently developing a half-hour comedy for HBO with Larry Wilmore. Rae is also slated to release a book of essays with Simon & Schuster in 2014. Issa has received national attention with major media outlets including The New York Times, CNN, ELLE, Seventeen, Rolling Stone, VIBE, Fast Company, MSNBC, Essence, Fader and more.