May 26, 2021

On May 26, 2021, Reel Works presented Kalpana Kotagal, a partner in Cohen Milstein’s Civil Rights & Employment practice, Fanshen Cox, Playwright, Actor, Educator and Creator of “One Drop of Love,” and Dr. Tasmin Plater, Vice President and Head of HR for Endeavor Content, with the Reel Works "Change Maker Award" for co-authoring the reimagined Inclusion Rider. The award was presented at Reel Works 20th Anniversary Gala.

Reel Works, a New York City based non-profit, mentors, inspires, and empowers underserved NYC youth to share their stories through filmmaking, creating a springboard to successful careers in media and beyond. Proactively addressing the crisis of diversity, equity, and inclusion in film and the film industry is one of Reel Works priorities.

To learn more about the reimagined Inclusion Rider, click here.