Girls Write Now is thrilled to present the Agent of Change Award to honoree Christine Ball, Senior Vice President & Publisher of Dutton, Putnam, and Berkley, three imprints within the Penguin division of Penguin Random House where she has been since 2005. Christine is a champion of women’s voices and shepherded through the production of Girls Write Now’s award-winning annual anthology for the last three years. Christine and her team have showcased hundreds of stories from our mentees and we thank her!
Girls Write Now is proud to partner with Penguin Random House to amplify young women’s diverse voices.
Also joining us for our Agents of Change Awards will be Honorees Judith Curr, President & Publisher of HarperOne Group, HarperCollins, Alina Roytberg, Co-founder of Fresh, and Robin Thede, Creator, Executive Producer, Writer & Star of HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show. This year’s Honorary Chairs are Patrick Shields, Head of US Corporate Banking at RBC Capital Markets & Mustafa Topiwalla, Managing Director, Corporate Banking at RBC Capital Markets.