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Mara Brock Akil

TV Producer and Writer

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 Mara Brock Akil Biography

Akil began her writing career on Fox's critically acclaimed South Central. She later moved on to writing for the UPN series Moesha, where she earned her Producer title after four seasons. She received the 1999 SHINE (Sexual Health in Entertainment) Award presented by The Media Project for her Moesha episode "Birth Control."

Akil later served as Supervising Producer on the comedy series The Jamie Foxx Show. For the 2000-01 television season, Akil created her first show, Girlfriends (2000), which she and Kelsey Grammer executive produced. Girlfriends was presented with a 2001 SHINE Award for "The Burning Vagina Monologues" episode. It was also honored with 2002 and 2003 NAACP Image Awards nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Akil draws inspiration for the storylines from her own group of good friends, including Felicia D. Henderson (creator of Showtime's Soul Food) and Gina Prince-Bythewood (writer/director of New Line Cinema's Love & Basketball).

Recently, VIBE listed Akil on its "Top 100 Hottest People List" and Honey magazine named her as one of the "Top 25 Hottest Women in Urban Entertainment." She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority and a board member of Center Theatre Group (Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre).

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Mara Brock Akil

TV Producer and Writer

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Mara Brock Akil Biography

Akil began her writing career on Fox's critically acclaimed South Central. She later moved on to writing for the UPN series Moesha, where she earned her Producer title after four seasons. She received the 1999 SHINE (Sexual Health in Entertainment) Award presented by The Media Project for her Moesha episode "Birth Control."

Akil later served as Supervising Producer on the comedy series The Jamie Foxx Show. For the 2000-01 television season, Akil created her first show, Girlfriends (2000), which she and Kelsey Grammer executive produced. Girlfriends was presented with a 2001 SHINE Award for "The Burning Vagina Monologues" episode. It was also honored with 2002 and 2003 NAACP Image Awards nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Akil draws inspiration for the storylines from her own group of good friends, including Felicia D. Henderson (creator of Showtime's Soul Food) and Gina Prince-Bythewood (writer/director of New Line Cinema's Love & Basketball).

Recently, VIBE listed Akil on its "Top 100 Hottest People List" and Honey magazine named her as one of the "Top 25 Hottest Women in Urban Entertainment." She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority and a board member of Center Theatre Group (Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre).

Mara Brock Akil Videos

  • ADCOLOR Conference
    Tiffany. Mara. Colleen. We open the 2018 ADCOLOR Conference with some of the leading voices of our time. Listen in as they discuss their legacy and...
  • Love Is__ Creator Mara Brock Akil on Fighting for Diverse TV
    The prolific TV producer ('Girlfriends,' 'The Game' and 'Being Mary Jane) opens up to ET about telling her real-life love story with 'Black...

FAQs on booking Mara Brock Akil

  • How to book Mara Brock Akil?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mara Brock Akil for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Mara Brock Akil, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mara Brock Akil or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mara Brock Akil?

    Booking fees for Mara Brock Akil, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mara Brock Akil, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mara Brock Akil?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mara Brock Akil for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mara Brock Akil for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mara Brock Akil or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mara Brock Akil or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Mara Brock Akil is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Mara Brock Akil for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Mara Brock Akil generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are F. Gary Gray, Idris Elba, Gabrielle Union, Tracee Ellis Ross and Angela Bassett. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mara Brock Akil for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Mara Brock Akil Speaker Videos

  • ADCOLOR Conference
    Tiffany. Mara. Colleen. We open the 2018 ADCOLOR Conference with some of the leading voices of our time. Listen in as they discuss their legacy and lasting impact on inclusivity in Hollywood,...
    Love Is__ Creator Mara Brock Akil on Fighting for Diverse TV
    The prolific TV producer ('Girlfriends,' 'The Game' and 'Being Mary Jane) opens up to ET about telling her real-life love story with 'Black Lightning' creator Salim Akil in 'Love Is__,' premiering...

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