Filmmaker & Founder of Chalice Pictures
Kaia Alexander is the founder of Chalice Pictures and the writer/director of Chalice: Women Leaders Rise. She’s the author of the award-winning novel Written in the Ashes (Harper Collins, 2016) about the burning of the Great Library of Alexandria, Egypt, and the life and tragic murder of Hypatia, the world’s first female mathematician/scientist. She has generated over $20 million in online course sales during her Internet marketing career, and was a development executive in the film industry. She is an active member of both Women in Film and The Geena Davis Institute. As a teenager she founded the youth division of the Humane Society of the United States. Kaia is an alumni of Antioch University. Her mentors are author Tom Robbins and the late comedian Garry Shandling. As a surfer, the moon is her religion.
“I believe that if every woman stood up for a cause she loves and believes in, we would save this planet and create a beautiful future for generations to come.”
Stuart is the founder of Xtropia 360, a virtual reality company. He is a PGA New Media Council member, and graduate of the American Film Institute’s Fellowship program in producing. He has taught film, television and media technology at UCLA in Los Angeles, Pepperdine University, and lectured around the world. His current projects include an immersive, interactive 360 media series with Deepak Chopra, and 360 Full Dome Pro, with executive producer Scott Gardenhour. Previously he worked with renowned producer Mike Medavoy as a development executive at Phoenix Pictures and produced an interactive multimedia encyclopedia for the United Nations and launched one of the first CATV Channels to simulcast online and get listed on the NASDAQ, The Fifth Avenue Channel.
Jane is the CEO of Jane Owen Public Relations, an award winning public relations firm specializing in celebrity endorsements, Film & TV production media exposure, product placement, brand communications, event planning and media strategy for the Entertainment industry. As one of the foremost public relations and event planning experts in the United States with over 20 years experience under her belt, Jane is renowned for her strong celebrity connections, professional media and entertainment relationships and brand strategies.