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Then, HBO executive Sheila Nevins on working her way up in the film business, aging gracefully and being the only woman in the room.
- Senator Barbara Boxer Founder of Pac for a Change; former United States Senator from California (1993 - 2017); author of "The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life" (2016)
- Jonathan Martin National political correspondent, The New York Times; political analyst, CNN
- Sheila Nevins President, HBO Documentary Films
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