The Global League of Women

The Invisible Forces Silencing Women with Laura Walker Lee

Episode Summary

Laura Walker Lee WAS a Film Finance Agent in Hollywood and worked on behalf of celebrities like Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lopez and Julianne Moore to find investors for their films, structure those investments and eventually sell the finished films to studios. Laura abruptly left that career. She then found herself in a very different environment: one far away from the LA lights. She felt secluded, cash-strapped, and confused.

Episode Notes

Laura Walker Lee WAS a Film Finance Agent in Hollywood and worked on behalf of celebrities like Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lopez and Julianne Moore to find investors for their films, structure those investments and eventually sell the finished films to studios. Laura abruptly left that career. She then found herself in a very different environment: one far away from the LA lights. She felt secluded, cash-strapped, and confused.

Laura launched AG Capital in 2015, that has supports compelling voices in film and television by way of investment. In addition to AG Capital and with the support of her investors, Laura saw the changing landscape of culture and influence, so she committed to raising capital for start-up ventures that focus on making change for large populations.

 

In today's episode, you will learn about:

- The difficulty and importance of asking for help

- How to figure out your core values and how to build a tribe around them

- The continual uphill battle for women to share their authentic voices and true passions

- How Laura overcame her darkness and depression after ousting herself from Hollywood

If you’re a woman who wants to make her mark in the world through her art, her voice, her artistic creations, this episode will put language to some of the invisible forces that women continue to face, and shed light on when and how to speak up when it matters.

 

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