If you watched Friday Night Lights in its heyday, you know “clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose”, and the speaker lineup for #BlogHer19 Creators Summit is certainly winning today as well. Four-time Emmy® award-nominated actress, producer and advocate, Connie Britton is joining the speaker ranks to keynote #BlogHer19 Creators Summit on September 18th.
Opening our two-day event, Connie will take the stage in a fireside chat on Wednesday to discuss her decorated entertainment career and her commitment to philanthropy. Throughout her career, Connie has dedicated her time to humanitarian efforts both in the United States and across the globe. For the past five years, she has also worked with the United Nations as a Goodwill Ambassador, working to eradicate poverty and empower women everywhere. Her devotion to elevating women and activism will anchor our Voices of the Year (VOTY) Awards as she presents the first nominee following her keynote.
“I’m thrilled to help kick off such a powerful meeting of minds, hearts and spirits at the #BlogHer19 Creators Summit and to connect with so many impactful and transformative voices for the culture and the world.” said Britton.
We cannot wait to see Connie take the stage and share how she is using her platform for good, and we know you’ll enjoy it too. Learn more about Connie Britton below and make sure to submit your VOTY nominations by August 16th for an opportunity to join Connie in celebrating the voices who are continuously making the world a better place.
Connie Britton | Four-time Emmy nominated Connie Britton, is an actress who continually receives accolades for her work in television and film. She is best known for her Emmy® award-nominated roles starring Friday Night Lights and Nashville, which also earned her a Golden Globe® nomination. She received another Emmy® Award nomination for her role in the first installment of American Horror Story. Connie most recently starred in and executive produced Bravo’s new scripted series, Dirty John, based on the true story of a successful business woman and mother who fell for a charismatic con-man. In addition, she has starred in Ryan Murphy’s 9-1-1 and in the Golden Globe® nominated, SMILF. Additional television credits include: American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, Spin City, 24, and The West Wing. Her film credits include Professor Marston & the Wonder Woman, Beatriz at Dinner, Me & Earl & the Dying Girl, This Is Where I Leave You, The To-Do List, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World, American Ultra and The Brothers McMullen, where she made her feature film debut.