Issa Rae is a self-made artist whose media content has garnered over 25 million views and close to 200,000 subscribers on Youtube. A rising talent, Issa has made Forbes 30 Under 30 list twice, won the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her sit series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl and was awarded the first Reel Sisters Innovation Pioneer Award in 2013. She developed a TV series with Shonda Rhimes for ABC and is currently working on a half-hour comedy, “Insecure” for HBO.
Issa’s recently released book “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” (Atria/Simon & Schuster, 2015) is a New York Times Bestseller. For more information on Issa Rae and to purchase her book click below: