SXSW 2024 in Austin

SXSW 2024 in Austin


Conference and Festivals announced the addition of a final panel for the 38th edition of its annual conference, which celebrates the convergence of technology, film, television and music. SXSW will take place March 8-16, 2024 in Austin, Texas. The talk announced today, titled Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead on and Off Screen, includes feminist and human rights and gender equality advocate, New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of The Archewell Foundation and Archewell Productions Meghan. , The Duchess of Sussex; Emmy-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Katie Couric; two-time Golden Globe-nominated actress, model, businesswoman and New York Times bestselling author Brooke Shields; and author, sociologist, pop culture expert and diversity, equity and inclusion consultant at Peoplism Nancy Wang Yuen.

The main session will be moderated by podcast host The Amendment and founding mother and editor at large of The 19th News, Errin Haines. “Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Katie Couric, Brooke Shields, Nancy Wang Yuen and Errin Haines are the perfect finishing touch to eight days of notable speakers,” said Hugh Forrest, co-president and director of programming. “We are so honored to welcome this distinguished group on International Women’s Day for a meaningful discussion about the importance of representation in media and entertainment.” Newly Announced SXSW 2024 Keynote: Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead On and Off Screen: The representation of women in media and entertainment has come a long way, but there is still much to be done, especially for women black women and mothers.

The ubiquity of social media has increased risks, creating an often dangerous environment that has led to serious mental health problems, particularly for adolescent girls. On International Women’s Day, we’ll hear from feminist and human rights and gender equality advocate, New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of the Archwell Foundation and Archwell Productions Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, Emmy-winning journalist and author New York Times bestseller Katie Couric, host of The Amendment podcast and founding mother and editor-at-large of The 19th News Errin Haines, two-time Golden Globe-nominated actress, model, entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author, Brooke Shields, and author, sociologist, pop culture expert and diversity, equity and inclusion consultant at Peoplism Nancy Wang Yuen, all visionary female leaders at the forefront of news, media, entertainment and philanthropy who are breaking barriers, challenging stereotypes and working to a healthier society on and off our screens.

Previously announced SXSW keynote speakers include AMD Chairman, CEO and President Lisa Su in conversation with futurist, TV news commentator, board director and senior fellow at the Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, and host of The Moment with Ryan Patel Ryan Patel, Oscar-winning writers and directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of six-time Grammy award-winning band The Black Keys, five-time Olympic gold medalists, four-time World Cup gold medalists FIBA World of Basketball, four-time WNBA champion, two-time NCAA champion, 13-time WNBA All-Star, co-founder of A Touch More and co-founder of TOGETHXR Sue Bird and co-founder and chief content officer of TOGETHXR Jessica Robertson, author of the best national-seller Unmasking AI: My Mission to Protect What is Human in a World of Machines and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League Dr.

The SXSW Conference is organized into 24 programming tracks presented in a variety of session formats. Tracks for 2024 include 2050, Advertising and Brand Experience, Artificial Intelligence, Climate Change, Film and TV Creation, Creator Economy, Culture, Design, Energy, Fashion and Beauty, Film and TV Industry, Food, Gaming Industry , Government and Civic Engagement, Healthcare and MedTech, Music and Technology, Music Careers, Psychedelics, Sports, Startups, Tech Industry, Transportation, Workplace and XR. More information about SXSW’s tracks and programming formats can be found here. SXSW is dedicated to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conferences and festivals that celebrate the convergence of technology, film and television, music, education and culture.

An essential destination for global professionals, the annual March event features sessions, music and comedy performances, film and television screenings, exhibitions, professional development and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse themes and people come together. SXSW 2024 will take place March 8-16 in Austin. Find out more at To register for the event, visit

SXSW 2024 is sponsored by Porsche, C4 Energy, Delta, Itau, Army and The Austin Chronicle.