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Martha has been in front of the room her whole life

As a seasoned performer, former storytelling show host and former professional athlete she offers a big presence and thought-provoking style focused on Women in Leadership, Women in Media, Storytelling, Web Series Development and Distribution, Love and Dating, the Rise of the Female, Power in the Patriarchy, Erotic Everywhere.

NYWIFT: Web Series from Creation to Distribution

May 27 at Adorama, New York City.


Martha leads a discussion that explores the evolving landscape of the short-form content.

Guest speakers Nick Borenstein (Filmmaker/Head of Scripted Content,, Samantha Schlaifer (Director of Development, R29 Scripted Originals & Comedy)and Laura Turner Garrison (Executive Producer of Original Programming & Development, truTV) join Williams to explore strategies for creating a successful series, building a wide viewership, monetizing content, choosing the appropriate distribution channel, as well as the future of this form of storytelling.

ELEANOR: a celebration, education & creative occasion

May 11 at LTV, East Hampton, NY.

Martha was brought in as a creative strategist and producer for ELEANOR and subsequently hosted and spoke at the event about…”Why Eleanor Roosevelt NOW?”

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Eleanor not only possessed a sharp intellect, she exuded a warm empathy that had a profound impact on the people she encountered. 

What is that emanating quality?  Why is it powerful?  Williams calls this radiating energy yin or feminine energy, since it was receptive and with wide open arms and heart. Williams believes teaching and celebrating the deeply open-hearted nurturing presence and leadership that Eleanor Roosevelt embodied will help us elevate the power of feminine and help transform of a world out of balance. 

NAB SHOW: It’s the Story That Matters to Fans

Martha shares her thinking on what makes good storytelling for the screen.

Martha shares her thinking on what makes good storytelling for the screen.

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Oct 18 at the National Association of Broadcasters (The NAB Show), Presented in Partnership with New York Women in Film and TV (NYWIFT). New York City.

The ability of a video to tell a tale, to entertain and to engage viewers is based on the story and how it unfolds and is depicted on the screen. Enjoy this intimate conversation with a team of accomplished executives who share personal tales about how the story is developed and distributed to engage the imaginations of their viewers.

Moderator:  David Puente, Communications Specialist, Clarity Media Group Speakers: Ben DeJesus, President, NGL Studios; Martha Williams, BugHouse Media

MANHATTAN COLLEGE: Women in Business

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November 7, Manhattan College presented by Entrepreneurship Club.

Martha was brought in to share her experience as a woman business owner.

Janese Miranda, Discovery Inc., Alicia Syrett, Pantegrion, Martha Williams, Culture Shift Agency (formerly BugHouse Media) and Paige McConey, FitWarriorsNYC, discuss the challenges and opportunities of achieving gender diversity in business and how their individual journeys brought them to their current status.