Anne Sweeney to Keynote B&C's "Women of Hollywood"

Disney-ABC executive to participate in July 15 off-the-record cocktail event for women in the TV and entertainment industry

Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney/ABC Television Group, has been named a keynote speaker for B&C's inaugural "Keynotes & Cocktails: Women of Hollywood" event in Los Angeles the afternoon of July 15.

Anne Sweeney_DisneySweeney, whose oversight includes The Walt Disney Co.'s global entertainment and news TV properties, and radio and publishing businesses, is widely considered the highest-ranking female executive in television. Properties she oversees include ABC Studios, ABC Owned Stations Group, ABC TV network, the 94-network-strong Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family and Disney's equity interest in AETN.

"Keynotes & Cocktails: Women of Hollywood," a completely off-the-record cocktail hour, is a one-of-a-kind, intimate gathering for the women of the TV and entertainment industry to meet, share laughs and talk frankly about issues they can all relate to.

Sweeney will give a talk and sit for a Q&A with B&C Executive Editor Melissa Grego. Additional speakers and registration info will be announced at a later date.

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