About Debra Lee
Debra Lee was named one of the Hollywood Reporter's 100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment and Billboard's Power 100. She serves as a director on the boards of Warner Bros. Discovery, Burberry Group Plc, Marriott International, and Procter & Gamble. Lee is the founder and chairman of Leading Women Defined Foundation, a foundation of Black female thought leaders, which she founded in 2009. She served as the CEO of Black Entertainment Television Networks for thirteen-plus years following the network's founder, Robert Johnson. She is also the co-founder of Monarchs Collective--an organization wholly dedicated to mentoring, supporting, and empowering women and men of color to serve on corporate boards. She lives in Los Angeles, California.