Closer Look: Actor GregAlan Williams; The United State of Women Conference; And More

Actor GregAlan Williams has nearly 30 years of experience. Now hes taking his knowledge and launching an initiative to provide resources for aspiring actors.
Actor GregAlan Williams has nearly 30 years of experience. Now hes taking his knowledge and launching an initiative to provide resources for aspiring actors.
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: According to the Center for American Women and Politics, last year, women held about 19.6 percent, of the seats in Congress. Empowering more women to run for elected offices is just one of the initiatives of the United State of Women Conference, and this weekend the organization is bringing its message to Georgia through an event called Galvanize Georgia. We learn more about the event, taking place Nov. 18-19, from longtime policy adviser, and the chair of the steering committee for Galvanize Georgia, Deborah Richardson, and Galvanize Georgia coordinator, Ashley Robinson.
  • 18:22: We continue our look at local startups with Rimidi. The company is made up of medical and business professionals who have a common goal of using technology to improve healthcare. We learn more about Rimidi’s focus on diabetes management from its CEO, Dr. Lucienne Marie Ide.
  • 35:06: GregAlan Williams has nearly 30 years of experience as an actor. He’s now taking his industry knowledge and using it to launch the “Get On TV” conference, which provides resources for aspiring actors. Williams joins us in studio to discuss his career, the conference and the wave of sexual harassment allegations hitting the entertainment industry.

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