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Spelman College Healthcare Summit Speakers

Paige Simpson, C’2009

Paige Simpson

Panelist: Lights, Camera, Action: How Television, Theater & Cinema Portray the State of Healthcare in the Black Community

Paige Simpson is manager of Scripted Television and Production at Will Packer Media. Prior to her post at WPM, Simpson worked at Showtime Networks in original programming, working specifically on “The Affair,” “Billions,” “SMILF,” “Black Monday,” “Masters of Sex” and “Dice.” Before that, she worked for Viola Davis in many different facets.

Simpson attended Spelman College, majoring in biology but found her true passion in storytelling while interning at BET with Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd and Michelle Adams. During her internship, she assisted in casting “Being Mary Jane,” “The Start Up,” “Fruitvale Station” and “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B.” Currently, she is diligently working to bring amazing, diverse content to networks, cable outlets and streaming.