Mara Brock Akil

Mara Brock Akil


Writer and producer of over 300 episodes of television, Mara Brock Akil has truly left her mark on Hollywood.  Starting as a writer on Moesha, Mara quickly emerged as a talented producer and content creator with her hit shows Girlfriends and The Game.  In 2013 the Akils made more history by solidifying BET as a bonafide player in scripted television in both comedy and drama with their first one-hour drama, Being Mary Jane, which debuted to over 4 million viewers.

Photo Credit: Rob Kim

Events with Mara Brock Akil

The M Word: Muslim-American Women on Power and Beauty

07 May 2017
3:00 pm-4:00 pm
APOLLO THEATER, 253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027. A/B/C/D or 2/3 or 4/5/6 trains to 125th Street.