David Oyelowo Joins TheWrap’s Power Women Summit to Talk Men’s Role in Gender Equity

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Acclaimed actor David Oyelowo will join the historic Power Women Summit kicking off Thursday November 1 at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

One of the most respected actors of his generation and best known for his iconic portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 film “Selma,” Oyelowo is an activist and supporter of greater inclusivity in the entertainment industry.

He joins best-selling author Joanne Lipman and producer Scott Budnick for a conversation on Friday, November 2 titled, “Working Together: Bringing Men Into the Conversation.”

TheWrap is also pleased to announce that Oscar-nominated, Grammy-winning composer Diane Warren and Marisa Corvo will be performing Warren’s original song “I’ll Fight” from the documentary feature “RBG.”


Anita Hill, Barbara Boxer, Alyssa Milano, Tarana Burke, HAIM, Felicity Jones, Mira Sorvino, Zoe Saldana and Sherry Lansing are among the iconic women leaders gathering for the inaugural Power Women Summit.

Just a few days before the historic midterm election, the focus of the Summit is to achieve gender equity in Hollywood, with the theme: The Road to 50/50 By 2020.

The Summit will be the largest gathering ever assembled of the most influential women in entertainment and media, attended and supported by studios, news organizations and non-profits across the entertainment industry landscape. It is presented by the WrapWomen Foundation, a division of TheWrap News.

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