Empowering Women in the Entertainment Industry: Insights from IAAPA Executives

Session Description

Join us for an enriching panel discussion featuring influential women executives of IAAPA as they share ideas, success stories, and triumphs in shaping the culture and roles of women in theme parks, attractions, and entertainment centers. Discover how we can collectively advance our industry by cultivating a more diverse workforce where everyone can thrive.

As our industry evolves, it is important to continue to build on recent progress and explore new ways to support and empower women in executive leadership roles. This panel aims to inspire and educate attendees on the valuable contributions women bring to the table, share actionable strategies to drive positive change within your organization, and offer key insight and ideas for professionals at all levels.


  • Heather Barnes, Founder & CEO, LLC, Improv @ Work LLC

  • Aamna Jalal, Head of Business & Legal Affairs, Superfly Events

  • Rani Bal, Director of Human Resources, The Hettema Group

  • Carolyn Franks, Creator, Gillie's World

  • Fri Forjindam, Chief Development Officer, Executive Creative Director, Mycotoo


 CEUs: N/A

 Session Time: 60 minutes

 Language: American English

 Key Features: Recording of live presentation from IAAPA Expo 2023


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