Kerry Washington, Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe nominated actor, director, producer and activist, has received critical acclaim for her portrayal of crisis-manager Olivia Pope on the hit show “Scandal.”
In 2016, Washington launched Simpson Street which uses art, entertainment and technology to share narratives that amplify our common humanity while affirming the value of every individuals’ journey. Its first project, HBO’s “Confirmation”, earned Emmy, Golden Globe, NAACP Image Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations. This past June, Simpson Street launched the series “Five Points” on Facebook Watch and is currently developing several projects including “Little Fires Everywhere” with Hello Sunshine and HULU, “The Mothers” with Warner Bros., 24-7 with UnbeliEVAble Entertainment and Universal Pictures and “The Perfect Mother” with Pascal Pictures. Previously, Washington served on President Obama’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities and in 2014 she was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.