Actor-comedian-producer Phoebe Robinson is best known as the co-creator and co-star of the HBO limited series “2 Dope Queens.” She’s also a New York Times best-selling author of the books “You Can’t Touch My Hair and Other Things I Still Have to Explain” and “Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay,” which is being adapted into a half-hour pilot for Freeform. Additionally, Phoebe has starred in the movies “Ibiza” and “What Men Want,” and was moderator on Michelle Obama’s international Becoming book tour. Most recently, Phoebe launched Tiny Reparations, a production company under ABC Signature, whose first project is a talk show entitled “Doing the Most with Phoebe Robinson” that premiered April 2021 on Comedy Central. Her next book “Please Don’t Sit On My Bed In Your Outside Clothes,” will be the first essay collection debuting on her newly formed literary imprint, Tiny Reparations Books in September 2021.
Meena Harris is one of the most powerful and dynamic young leaders in America. As the founder of the groundbreaking Phenomenal brand, as well as an author, lawyer, and producer, Meena is a respected entrepreneur and an influential voice for gender equity. Meena’s legal expertise is in the areas of consumer protection, data privacy, and cybersecurity. A #1 New York Times bestselling author, Meena released her latest book, Ambitious Girl, in January 2021. Meena has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Adweek, and more. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, and currently resides in San Francisco with her partner and two daughters.
Alexis McGill Johnson is the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Planned Parenthood provides vital health services to 2.4 million people each year through more than 600 health centers across the country. Planned Parenthood’s vision is a world of equity: where sexual and reproductive rights are basic human rights; where access to health care doesn’t depend on who you are or where you live; and where every person has the opportunity to choose their own path to a healthy and meaningful life.
Alexis is a champion for social and racial justice, a respected political and cultural organizer, and a tireless advocate for reproductive freedom. She has been in Planned Parenthood’s leadership for more than a decade as PPFA board chair and a Planned Parenthood Action Fund board member.
A researcher by training, Alexis co-founded and co-directed the Perception Institute, a consortium of researchers, advocates, and strategists who translate cutting-edge mind science research on race, gender, ethnic, and other identities into solutions that reduce bias and discrimination, and drive equity and belonging. She is also a thought leader on brain science and narrative change and has written extensively on equity, race, and culture.
She is a frequent commentator in the press and keynote speaker, and currently serves on the boards of Color of Change, Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights, and is a founder of the Culture Group. She holds degrees from Princeton and Yale Universities and has taught political science at both Yale and Wesleyan Universities. She is the proud mom of two daughters.
Beatrice Dixon had been suffering with bacterial vaginosis for eight months when one night, an ancestor appeared to Dixon in a dream and provided her with a list of ingredients to heal herself. The concoction worked and Dixon realized that she had something special to share. From that visionary dream, the formula for a powerful and effective herb-powered vaginal wash was created. In 2014, Dixon launched The Honey Pot Company, a plant-derived vaginal wellness line created with a goal of providing humans with vaginas healthy alternatives to traditional feminine care products that are free of unwanted chemicals, carcinogens and sulfates. The rest is history.
Dixon has leveraged her vast expertise in pharmaceuticals, retail, natural foods and personal passion for wellness and herbal medicine to build an innovative and disruptive plant-derived feminine care system. The Honey Pot Company’s system spans the ongoing needs of the vagina from birth through menopause, producing an unparalleled, complete care system. Unlike conventional brands, The Honey Pot products are efficacious, contain known and trusted ingredients, and are clinically and dermatologically tested. The Honey Pot Company offers vaginal cleansers, organic menstrual tampons and pads, organic incontinence pads, mommy-to-be products, soothing vulva creams and boric acid suppositories, refreshing panty sprays, and organic lubricants. Today, The Honey Pot Company’s products can be found online and in stores nationwide at Target, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, Amazon, Bed Bath and Beyond, Wegmans and other retailers.
An empowering black female entrepreneur, Dixon has been a recipient of the Sundial and Unilever’s multimillion-dollar New Voices fund; was 1 of the first 40 women of color to raise over one million in venture capital; and has been featured in T -Pain’s School of Business, BuzzFeed’s Ladylike series, Today Show, CNN, The New York Times, Entrepreneur, ELLE, and ESSENCE to name a few. Most recently, she was named one of Forbes Top 100 Female Founders and one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs of 2020; her company won a 2020 ESSENCE Best in Black Beauty Award and a WWD Beauty Inc. Wellness Award. Through her diverse background and experience, Dixon continues to make a mark in the world of natural health and retail with a truly revolutionary approach to human health and sexual wellness.