Bowden will accept the award and give remarks at the 9th Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Awards Ceremony

(Los Angeles, CA, March 2023) – In celebrating the impact of women on and off screen, Women’s Voices Now will honor Actor/Director Lilan Bowden with the Women Making Waves Award at 12pmPST, on March 23, 2023, at the live, virtual Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Awards Ceremony. Bowden will participate in a Q&A on the festival’s theme, “Holding Ground Under Siege”. She is most known for her role as “Bex” on Disney Channel’s Television Academy Honors and GLAAD award winning show Andi Mack. You can see her currently on Apple TV’s Shrinking, or Netflix’s series Murderville.

“I’m humbled to receive the second Women Making Waves Award from Women’s Voices Now. I have been very blessed to have many inspirational women role models in my life to learn how to step into my own power as an artist and a storyteller. It’s my hope and aim to be a part of inspiring the next round of women storytellers to make waves of their own.” Lilan Bowden, Television Actor/Director, Apple TV’s Shrinking 

“The Women Making Waves Award seeks to recognize women in the film and television industry whose work shifts and challenges our stereotypical perceptions of women in real life. We are celebrating both Lilan’s successful on-screen career, and her championing of women’s rights and civil society activism off the screen. We are so honored to have her accept this award!” – Heidi Basch-Harod, Executive Director, Women’s Voices Now

Join Lilan as she receives the Award, hear her live remarks on the current backlash against women’s rights and what we can do about it through the power of film. Buy your tickets here, with proceeds supporting the work of Women’s Voices Now.  The first recipient of the Award was given to Sujata Day (Definition Please) in June 2022.

Women’s Voices Now (WVN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, using film to drive positive social change that advances women’s and girls’ rights globally. We promote, produce, and share social-change films focusing on women’s and girls’ rights issues, providing active support to filmmakers who give voice to unheard women and girls, and activating civil society by moving audiences from empathy to action. We envision a global culture shift in which communities and institutions believe in the value of gender equality, and adapt their behaviors and actions to support systematic advancement of women’s and girls’ rights. WVN has held special consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2017.

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