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Tonya Lewis Lee

Distinguished Speaker Series » Tonya Lewis Lee

Producer, Writer, Entrepreneur, Advocate. Tonya Lewis Lee has been hard at work for over 20 years delivering quality content and information across many platforms. Through storytelling online, in books, in film and in television, she has sought to entertain, educate, inspire and encourage positive healthy lifestyle choices and outcomes. As an art collector, Tonya and her husband Spike Lee have lent to exhibitions, such as the Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. Fresh from producing She’s Gotta Have It: Season 2, which focuses on contemporary artists, Tonya Lewis Lee will discuss the power and impact of art and images to inspire social justice. The lecture will be moderated by Dr. Yvette Murphy-Erby and Elecia Smith of the University of Arkansas IDEALS Institute.

Tonya’s most recent television production She’s Gotta Have It: Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix, with Season 2 slated to return on May 24. Her most recent film Monster, based on the Walter Dean Myers novel of the same name, will be in theaters Fall 2019.

Exclusively sponsored by Del Monte Foods. Inc.

$15 ($12 for members, $5 for students), register online or with Guest Services at 479.657.2335.

September 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
Great Hall