Maansi Sunkara

Presenting
Maansi Sunkara is the founder/co-director of Asian Queens in Animation and is currently a Production Coordinator at Nickelodeon Animation. She has previously worked at Warner Brothers Animation, DreamWorks Animation, and Lucasfilm. She is an aspiring executive/producer and loves to advocate for diversity on and off-screen in animated film/television.

Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/29 10:15AM - 11:15AM

Asian Queens in Animation: Changing the Narrative

Room 207 | Maansi Sunkara, Yusra Shahid, Gina Nguyen, Gloria Kum, Sinh Nguyen

Join AQIA as we hear from some Asian Queens on how they broke into the industry, approached building connections, stood out in interviews, and what life's been like as a working professional in the animation and gaming fields. Despite society's expectation to lead or follow a certain path hear how the panelists changed the narrative and chose to write their own.