Participants

LAUREN ASHLEY SMITH

Head Writer, Co-Executive Producer

Lauren is the Head Writer and Co-Executive Producer of HBO’s comedy series, “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” As the the Head Writer of the critically acclaimed late night show, “The Rundown with Robin Thede,” Lauren was the second black woman to ever hold that title. Lauren’s other writing and producing credits include “Best Week Ever,” “Fashion Queens,” and “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.”