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A Conversation with Debra Martin Chase

communications – February 23, 2016

On Saturday, February 27th, Deerfield will host Debra Martin Chase on campus in celebration of Black History Month.

Debra Martin Chase is a two-time Emmy nominated motion picture and television producer and former lawyer who is the first African American woman to have a solo producing deal at a major studio. She is known for The Princess Diaries (2001), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) and Sparkle (2012). The Producers Guild of America created a spotlight video featurette on Ms. Chase in their Portraits of Diversity series in 2013.

Ms. Chase will host a question and answer session about her work in the TV/film industry in the Garonzik Auditorium, Koch Science Center from 2:00 – 3:00 pm.