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Representation in Disney Parks Inspires Career in Disney Tech

One employee shares how seeing his and other cultures represented in parks and resorts has impacted his professional journey.

CEO DEI Council Spotlight: Susette Hsiung

"I'm hopeful that the next generation will be more accepting, that the world will be more equitable, and that people find common ground."

Life at Disney Discusses Disney on the Yard and BERGs

Podcast episode highlights several Disney programs promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Employee Spotlight: Ariel Hernandez

Meet Ariel Hernandez, a Specialist on the Disney Outreach and Engagement team.

ABC Stations Premiere News Special "Our America: (IN)VISIBLE"

The hourlong news special examines what Hispanic and Latino visibility looks like across business, entertainment and politics.

Marvel Studio’s Victoria Alonso to Receive 2022 Vision Award

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) honors Marvel Studio’s Victoria Alonso with the 2022 Vision Award during the 35th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.

Marvel Studios Debuts "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" Trailer

Marvel Studios shared a new trailer and poster for the film's theatrical release on November 11, 2022.

Diego Luna on Returning to Cassain in Andor

The actor tells about how his character’s journey and his cultural heritage combine for a new and timely Star Wars story.

"The Hair Tales" Trailer and Key Art Debut

The docuseries is a dynamic celebration of Black women's identity, beauty, culture and humanity.

New E60 Investigates Crisis in National Women's Soccer League

Players around the NWSL fight for unprecedented change after allegations of abuse by coaches and executives.

CEO DEI Council Spotlight: Tara Duncan

"To be able to serve two distinct audiences on behalf of this incredible company is a huge undertaking but also an incredible gift."

Small Gestures Create Great Accessibility in Disney Parks

Across Disney Parks, cast members use sign language to bring shows and experiences to life.

ABC to Broadcast 2022 Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival calls on world leaders, corporations, and philanthropic foundations to support an end to extreme poverty.

DGE's Writing Program Names 2022 Participants

Disney General Entertainment has announced the participants of its 2022 writing program and recipient of the Eunetta T. Boone Comedy Writer's Scholarship.

Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month at DLR

Cultural festivities, specialty food and drinks, and more arrive at Disneyland Resort in honor of Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month.

Disney Headlines ChickTech’s ACT-W Conference

Kaki Navarre, VP of Software Engineering for DMED Technology and Devika Chawla, SVP of Lifecycle Design for Disney Streaming aim to inspire young women in tech.

HBCU Week Coming to Walt Disney World Resort

HBCU Week to connect a record number of students with Historically Black Colleges and University representatives.

ESPN Hires Executive Susie Piotrkowski as Vice President, espnW

Piotrokowski will help drive the future vision for the espnW portfolio, including the new W. Studios group.

HBCU Spotlight on: Lauren Glover

Lauren Glover is the Senior Manager of Learning and Development at Lucasfilm Ltd.

The 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre Through Eyes of a Survivor

ESPN's E60 tells the story of Shaul Ladany, the Israeli athlete who survived World War II, the Holocaust, and the Munich Massacre.

Celebrate "Together We Are Magia" at Walt Disney World

Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month has officially kicked off at Walt Disney World.

ESPN's "Somos" Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month

ESPN's "Somos" (We Are) returns with slate of dedicated content to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Voces Unidas Through Language

Learn about Cami Ripol and her role as a Disney Language Services Specialist

"The Owl House" Kicks Off Its Final Three Specials

Disney Branded Television’s ‘The Owl House’ kicks off its final three specials beginning Saturday, Oct. 15, on Disney Channel and Disney XD

Disney Partners with Roybal Film and TV Production Magnet Fund

The Walt Disney Company has signed on as a Founding Partner of the Roybal Film and Television Production Magnet Fund.

Celebrate Voces Unidas with The Walt Disney Company

Voces Unidas celebrates the vibrancy of Hispanic and Latinx cultures.

ESPN Promotes Four Dynamic Female Leaders to Vice President

ESPN has announced promotions to vice president for a quartet of impactful leaders across the organization.

ABC News’ Emmy®-Nominated "Soul of a Nation" Returns

For Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month, ABC News’ “Soul of a Nation” will present the one-hour primetime special “Mi Gente: Groundbreakers and Changemakers.”

Disney Talent Acquisition Launches Life at Disney Podcast

Listeners will discover what it’s like to Be Part of the Story in a career with Disney as the company's core values, culture, and work are brought to life.

The Walt Disney Company Wins 26 Primetime Emmy® Awards

The Walt Disney Company won 26 Primetime Emmy® Awards across its content brands and studios, including wins from "Abbott Elementary," "Moon Knight," and "What If...?"

Watch Special LIVE Los Amigos Invisibles Performance at EPCOT

Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month at Walt Disney World Resort with popular Venezuelan performers, Los Amigos Invisibles.

Cast Member Shines in Pursuing Graduate Degree with Aspire

Read about Disney Housekeeping Guest Experience Manager Maniala's inspiring journey.

Magical Moments from D23 Expo 2022 Presented by Visa®

Anaheim, California played host to a magical weekend full of Disney announcements, reveals, and sneak peeks.

New Recital of Remixes Coming Soon

Five artists rose to the titan-sized task with five unique takes on "Go the Distance from Disney's Hercules (1997).

Yvett Merino to be Honored at the NHMC Impact Awards

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) named "Encanto" producer Yvett Merino as one of this year's Impact Award Honorees.

Disney+ Day Kicks Off with Surprise Release & Special Sneak Peek

A surprise release of “BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA” and a special sneak peek at “Andor” are available to stream on Disney+.

ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 “Deerfoot of the Diamond” to Premiere

The documentary short film tells the story of Native American baseball player Louis Sockalexis and his impact on the sport.

Serena’s Swan Song: Most-Watched Tennis Telecast on ESPN Record

4.8 million viewers for Williams vs. Tomljanovich, peaked at 6.9 million.

Disney on the Yard Supports the Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge

The team headed to Atlanta, GA to help Alabama State University and Howard University kick off football season at the Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge.

Breaking Accessibility Barriers at Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland teamed up with the Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth to pilot a new training program for cast members focused on accessibility.

ESPN Films Announces 30 for 30 Documentary “American Son”

“American Son” will tell the story of former tennis player Michael Chang’s improbable rise as a young American tennis star, and his family’s immigrant journey which shaped his destiny.

Serena a Sensation

Average of 2.7 million viewers see her win first round match at US Open, propelling ESPN to record-breaking views.

Celebrating a Milestone – ReimagineTomorrow.Disney.com

Join us in celebrating the 1 yr. anniversary of Disney's large-scale platform for amplifying underrepresented voices and untold stories, ReimagineTomorrow.Disney.com.

Disney Champions AANHPI Storytelling at 2022 Ascend Conference

The annual conference hosted at Disneyland Hotel brought together a community of Pan-Asian business professionals, students, and corporate partners.

A Superpowered Lawyer Bursts Through the Fourth Wall

In Marvel Studios’ "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law," Tatiana Maslany stars as a career-focused lawyer with superhuman clients whose future becomes larger and greener than she could’ve ever imagined.

Disney Surprises Local Community Food Banks with Donations

Walt Disney World Resort & Disneyland Resort made donations to local food banks to support families in need.

Looking Back at an Unforgettable Warrior Games

Elite athletes from the U.S. military and allied nations were welcomed to the event, which included a series of adaptive sporting competitions.

20th Century Studios Debuts Trailer for "Brahmāstra Pt 1: Shiva"

“Brahmāstra Part One: Shiva” is inspired by deeply rooted concepts and tales from India’s ancient history, set in the modern world.

ESPN Events to Join "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" Collab

ESPN Events joins forces with Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Company on “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” collaboration at 2022 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff.

"First Take" Goes to the BCF Hall of Fame Classic Weekend

ESPN’s signature morning debate show "First Take" will travel to Canton, Ohio, for the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic weekend.

Veterans Institute Summit Returns to Walt Disney World

For the first time in nearly a decade, Disney’s Veterans Institute Summit presented by Disney Institute and Wounded Warrior Project returned to the Most Magical Place on Earth.

New "Our America" Special Searches For First Black US Marines

ABC Owned Television Stations to debut "Our America: Mission Montford Point", recognizing the 80th anniversary of black Marines breaking the color barrier.

World Princess Week: Designing a Tiana Doll with Intention

Launi King shares her experience designing the Tiana Disney Ultimate Princess doll.

ABC to Broadcast NCAA DI Women’s Basketball Championship Game

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship game will be broadcast live on ABC for the first time in 2023.

ESPN Cover Story: Coco Gauff Debuts Across ESPN Platforms

The latest "ESPN Cover Story" featuring tennis star and world No. 12 Coco Gauff debuts across the network’s digital, linear and social platforms.

ESPN Re-signs Senior Writer and Injury Analyst Stephania Bell

ESPN has re-signed senior writer and injury analyst Stephania Bell to a new, multi-year contract to remain with the company.

"Cinderella" Actress, Singer Brandy Inspires Disney Cast

Disneyland Resort PULSE cast members share what this exclusive World Princess Week moment means to them.

Celebrate World Princess Week with New Adaptive Costumes

The Disney Princess collection is now accessible to even more princesses and queens with a selection of adaptive costumes and wheelchair wraps.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure: A New Orleans Artist’s Interpretation

Meet Sharika Mahdi, whose artwork will serve as a source of inspiration to the Imagineers bringing Tiana’s story to life.

Disney Celebrates Heroes: Kicking Off the 2022 Warrior Games

This annual event celebrates the resiliency and dedication of wounded, ill and injured active-duty and veteran U.S. and allied military service members.

Brandy Performs at Disneyland Resort

Brandy sings "Starting Now," the theme song of the Ultimate Princess Celebration.

14 New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2022

The Walt Disney Company will honor 14 new Disney Legends in a special awards ceremony to kick off D23.

Veterans Find Network of Support within The Walt Disney Company

In partnership with the Department of Defense SkillBridge program, the Military Fellowship Program helps veterans find their new beginnings at Disney.

ESPN+ to Cover the Department of Defense Warrior Games

ESPN+ will feature exclusive coverage of the games, live from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.

Building a Career with Hong Kong Disneyland: Meet Sam Chan

Sam shares how working for HK Disneyland Resort has given her opportunities to learn, explore new fields, and create magical memories for guests.

Disney Empowers Girls for the Workforce of their Dreams

Meet the members of Girls Inc. of Orange County and their mentors, Disneyland Resort leaders from various work areas.

Remembering ‘Friend to All’ Disney Cast Member Alex Stromski

After a 21-year career as a U.S. Naval aviator, Alex came out of retirement to become a cast member at Walt Disney Resort.

The Heartwarming Story Behind This Adorable Disney Parks Model

Check in with Luke, the child who helped debut the Wishes Come True Blue adjustable children's Mickey Mouse ear headband.

"The View" Names Two New Co-Hosts for Season 26

Communications strategist Alyssa Farah Griffin and political strategist Ana Navarro join the table as co-hosts.

Disney Networks to Televise WNBA Playoffs Presented by Google

Disney networks will televise every game of the 2022 WNBA Playoffs Presented by Google, beginning with a doubleheader featuring the Las Vegas Aces & Chicago Sky.

Disneyland Honors Fallen Hero in Special Flag Retreat Ceremony

A special ceremony was held in Town Square at Disneyland to recognize the family of the late Lance Cpl. Dylan Ryan Merola.

Disney Helps Celebrate AAJA’s 40th Anniversary Milestone

As a co-sponsor of the 2022 AAJA national convention, Disney brought exclusive panels, exciting booth experiences and hands-on opportunities to boost storytelling acumen.

Diverse Voices Unify As ‘One Disney’ at NABJ-NAHJ Convention

It was an exciting and historic night at the 2022 NABJ-NAHJ Convention and Career Fair as the two organizations reunited in-person for the first time in two years.

Disney+ Original Movie “Rise” To Stream On Hulu And ESPN+

For a limited time, “Rise” will stream on Hulu and ESPN+, marking the movie’s availability across all three services of The Disney Bundle.

First Lady to Speak at Disney’s Veterans Institute Summit

First Lady Jill Biden will provide opening remarks at Disney’s Veterans Institute Summit.

"Cinderella: The Reunion, a Special Edition of 20/20" Announced

As part of Disney’s World Princess Week, original cast members & special guests reflect on the impact of the film in the 25th anniversary special.

"Why Not Us: Southern Dance" Now Streaming Exclusively on ESPN+

"Why Not Us: Southern Dance" is the third season of the acclaimed series from Andscape.

Alexis Nunes Signs Multiyear Contract Extension with ESPN

ESPN soccer reporter & host Alexis Nunes to continue as one of the lead reporters for ESPN’s European soccer coverage.

Egyptian Refugee Chases Career Dreams with Disney Aspire

Meet Noha Aly, a Magic Kingdom PhotoPass Photographer, Disney Aspire alumni and Egyptian refugee.

20th Century Studios’ "Prey" Is the #1 Premiere on Hulu to Date

The newest entry in the "Predator" franchise, "Prey" is set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago.

"Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts" Picked Up for Season 2

In the Emmy-winning Disney+ Original series, Robin Roberts gets personal with some of Hollywood’s groundbreaking women.

Disney’s Veterans Institute Summit Announces Additional Speakers

The two-day conference is designed to empower companies to build effective veteran hiring, training, and support programs of their own.

Onyx Collective Presents Upcoming Original Series

"The Hair Tales" and "Reasonable Doubt" were announced along with 3 greenlit unscripted series during their inaugural TCA appearance.

Elita Fielder Adjei Named VP, Corporate Comms, Nat Geo Content

Adjei will be responsible for the overall communications strategy that raises the profile of the brand and builds on its reputation as an award-winning provider of premium factual content.

ESPN Promotes Rachel Epstein

ESPN marketing leader Rachel Epstein has been promoted to Vice President, espnW Marketing and Female Audience Expansion.

Rodolfo Martinez Named SVP, ESPN Deportes & Intl Productions

ESPN has promoted Rodolfo Martinez, who has been a key driver of ESPN’s continued growth & leadership in Latin America.

Linda Cohn Celebrates 30 Years at ESPN with Multiyear Contract

The longest-tenured SportsCenter anchor will continue SportsCenter and hockey roles.

Disney’s First Ever British Sign Language Music Video Released

The British Sign Language (BSL) video for Encanto’s hit song "Surface Pressure" was made in collaboration with the Deaf Talent Collective and signed by Asnath Losala.

Disney Hosts Transitioning Military Servicemembers

The visit to Walt Disney World was a day of comradery, networking and sharing on tips for success in the post-military job hunt.

ESPN Powers the First Black Sports Business Symposium

The annual event unites, cultivates, illuminates, and celebrates Black professionals and students in the sports business industry.

"She-Hulk: Attorney at Law" Trailer and Poster Released

"She-Hulk: Attorney At Law" debuts exclusively on Disney+ August 17, 2022.

"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" Trailer and Poster Released

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” opens in U.S. theaters Nov. 11, 2022.

Working at Disney with a Hidden Disability

A Disneyland Resort employee shares their story during Disability Pride Month.

Meet Carolyn Hong, News Editor in ESPN’s Universal News Group

Carolyn Hong is a news editor in ESPN’s Universal News Group and co-founder of the AAJA Sports Task Force, which supports current and up-and-coming API sports journalists.

Disney Joins Propel Center to Support Next Gen Storytellers

Disney will co-create curriculum, provide mentors and place students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in internships to prepare them for future careers.

Crossing the Finish Line as a First-Generation Graduate

Disneyland Ambassador Nataly Guzman shares the experience of being a Disney Aspire graduate.

Creating Magic Through Accessibility in Attractions at Disney

Learn what Disney’s commitment to inclusion means to this Services for Guests with Disabilities Specialist.

Disney Aspire Adds CSU, Fullerton & Fullerton College

Combined, California State University, Fullerton & Fullerton College will bring almost 70 new degree and program offerings to Disney Aspire.

Disney Among Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

For the fifth consecutive year, The Walt Disney Company has earned a top score on the 2022 Disability Equality Index.

ESPN Chairman James Pitaro Named Honorary NAMIC Conference Chair

Under the theme “Resilience: The Courage to Lead,” the conference will focus on the massive challenges faced by the industry in the year ahead.

ESPN Events to Host 2022 Armed Forces Classic Basketball Game

The game featuring Gonzaga and Michigan State will be on flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln in San Diego.

Disney Asia Pacific and HYBE Forge Global Content Collaboration

The collaboration includes two exclusive series featuring pop icons BTS that will launch on Disney’s streaming services.

Tyra Banks Returns as Host & EP of "Dancing With The Stars"

Alfonso Ribeiro joins as co-host of "Dancing with the Stars," which is moving to its new home on Disney+ this fall.

Lauren Ridloff and Alaqua Cox on Deaf Representation in the MCU

In excerpts from recent issues of Disney twenty-three, the two stars open up about what deaf representation means to them.

Disney Partners with UnidosUS at UnidosUS 2022 Annual Conference

With approximately 1,500 in attendance, the conference addressed topics that impact Hispanic/LatinX individuals across the country.

Anastasia Ali Named VP, Enterprise Commercial Inclusion Strategy

Ali will develop and manage a comprehensive, enterprise-wide strategy that deepens The Walt Disney Company’s relationship with Black consumers.

Travel the Globe with "World of Flavor with Big Moe Cason"

National Geographic embarks on a culinary world tour with the brand-new series starring Champion Pitmaster Big Moe Cason.

The Best of Disney from the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

Relive the most memorable Disney moments from the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture.

"Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur" Adds Raphael Saadiq

As Executive Music Producer, the award-winning musician and producer brings the musical inspiration of New York City to the upcoming animated series.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Coming to Disney Parks in Late 2024

The name of the new attraction evolving from the reimagining of Splash Mountain was announced during ESSENCE Fest in New Orleans.

Disney Storytellers Fund at Howard University Announced

Disney will work with Howard University on a multi-year program to help advance opportunities in media and entertainment for underrepresented students.

Disney Kicks off 2022 ESSENCE Festival with the Power of Joy

Disney opens festival activities with volunteering and scholarship moments reflecting the “Power of Joy.”

Celebrate the Accessible with The Walt Disney Company

In July, we’re honoring the diversity and intersectionality of the disability and neurodivergent communities through increased representation, celebration, education and accessibility.

Disney Announces Activation Lineup for ESSENCE Fest

As the exclusive entertainment sponsor of the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ presented by Coca-Cola®, Disney is bringing its content and talent in full force.

Disney+ Reveals Trailer & Key Art for HSMTMTS Season 3

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & JoJo Siwa to appear as guest stars in season 3 of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series"

From Military Duty to Disney Magic

Cast Member transforms Army service to career success at Disney.

Celebrating Pride Month at Disneyland Paris

The Disneyland Paris Pride event brought together guests, cast members and local associations.

Hulu is the Official Streaming Destination for ESSENCE Festival

Select 2022 ESSENCE Festival musical performances and programming will be available to livestream only on Hulu.

"Say it with Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365" to Premiere

The special will premiere on Disney+'s YouTube & Facebook, featuring songs and stories from special guests.

Disney Named LinkedIn’s Top Company in Media & Entertainment

Disney ranked No. 1 based on LinkedIn’s criteria for career progression, including gender diversity.

Footage & Stills from the World Premiere of "Rise"

The true story of the Antetokounmpo family’s amazing journey will premiere exclusively on Disney+.

Disney Cast Honors Juneteenth

Disney Cast Members reflect on their history and celebrate black joy in honor of Juneteenth.

DGE’s Program Supports First-Time Television Directors

Disney General Entertainment (DGE) Directing Program will celebrate its second year of guaranteeing episodes to its first-time TV directors.

Disney Chef Duo Share Pride, Life and Love for Food and Culture

This dynamic duo has worked together at Disney since 2003, where they quickly bonded over their passion for food and cultures.

ABC Owned Television Stations Announce Juneteenth Programming

To celebrate the 157th Juneteenth holiday, ABC Owned Television Stations are featuring content and programming spotlighting Black communities and traditions.

Disney Cast Member Competes Alongside Special Olympics Athletes

Faron Kelley, VP of Sports, ESPN Wide World of Sports & Water Parks at Walt Disney World Resort recounts his unforgettable experience.

Gold House Launches Gold Storybook with Disney as Key Partner

Gold Storybook is the definitive guide and resource hub on authentic Asian and Pacific Islander portrayals in media.

ABC News Announces "Soul of a Nation" Pride Month Special

The primetime special documents the LGBTQ+ experience and examines what it means to be seen in the current moment as a member of the community.

Special Olympic Athletes Get Disney’s Super Bowl Style Treatment

Special Olympics athletes to be featured in a spinoff of Disney’s popular “I’m Going to Disney World" Super Bowl campaign.

20th Century Studios Debuts Trailer & Poster for "The Princess"

The action-packed original movie will stream exclusively on Hulu.

Disney to be Exclusive Entertainment Sponsor of ESSENCE Fest

Leading Disney brands to feature exclusive screenings, talent, and more at the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ presented by Coca-Cola®

How Disney’s LGBTQIA+ BERGs Helped Shape Pride Month

Learn how Disney's LGBTQIA+ Business Employee Resource Groups (BERGs) partnered with the company to prepare for Pride Month.

Disney+ Debuts Marvel Studios’ “A Fan’s Guide to Ms. Marvel"

The documentary short gives an exclusive look behind the groundbreaking original series.

Hulu Adds Livestreams & Robust Content for "Pride Never Stops"

This year's offerings include livestreams of LA & NYC Pride Parades and highly-anticipated premieres.

Disney+ Releases All-New “Trevor: The Musical” Trailer

Get a peek behind the curtain with the new trailer for “Trevor: The Musical,” which will be part of the Disney+ Pride Collection.

Disney+ Shares Photos from “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Fan Event

The Star Wars Celebration event's attendees included stars Ewan McGregor & Moses Ingram, director/executive producer Deborah Chow, and more.

Disney+ Shares Photos From “Mando+” Star Wars Celebration Panel

Highlights included the announcement of Natasha Liu Bordizzo joining the cast of “Ahsoka” as fan-favorite character Sabine Wren.

Trailer & Key Art for “Andor” Featured at Star Wars Celebration

The new, original series from Lucasfilm takes place prior to the events of “Rogue One” and launches exclusively on Disney+.

Disney+ Releases Teaser Trailer for “Willow”

Lucasfilm and Imagine Entertainment’s “Willow” is an all-new live-action fantasy adventure series based on the classic 1988 feature film.

Celebrating Pride 365 at The Walt Disney Company

At The Walt Disney Company, we strive to build an inclusive culture, honoring and actively supporting the contributions and stories of our LGBTQIA+ employees, talent and beyond to foster change during Pride Month and all year long.

The Story Behind the Art: Rising Together

Discover the story behind the Rising Together artwork, a collaboration between Ralphie Giron, Amanda Kim, and Catherine Song.

ABC News Announces New "Soul of a Nation" Primetime Special

Hosted by George Takei, “Together As One: Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage” will spotlight the contributions & experiences of AANHPI communities.

DGE Content's Writing Program Celebrates Nearly 33 Years

The program, which has served as a springboard for underrepresented voices, is now accepting applications for the upcoming cycle.

Emporium Window on Main Street, U.S.A. Honors AANHPI Heritage

Discover the special Children’s Day window display in commemoration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month in May.

Production Underway for Marvel Studios’ Series “Echo”

Streaming exclusively on Disney+, the origin story of Echo revisits Maya Lopez, who made her MCU debut in 2021 in Marvel Studios’ “Hawkeye.”

Trailer Released for Marvel Studios’ “She-Hulk: Attorney At Law”

Series star Tatiana Maslany & Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige shared new trailer & launch date at The Walt Disney Company’s Upfront presentation.

Feature Documentary on Music Icon Elton John Announced

Disney Original Documentary's “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances And The Years That Made His Legend” will be available exclusively on Disney+.

Disney’s Onyx Collective Orders Limited Docu-Series "Gigante"

The four-part series chronicles the political and cultural impact of ‘Sabado Gigante’ with never-before-seen footage from Don Francisco’s personal archives.

Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month at Disneyland Resort

See how we’re celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander heritage month through music, art, and more.

New Latin American Docu-Series "Los Montaner" Coming to Disney+

The series will give audiences a personal look inside the lives of one of Latin America's most famous families.

"Trevor: The Musical" to Debut Exclusively on Disney+

The filmed version of the Off-Broadway stage production follows a charming 13-year-old on a turbulent journey of self-discovery.

"Mira, Royal Detective" Named 2022 MPAC® Media Award Honoree

The Disney Junior animated series' authentic storytelling was acknowledged by the Muslim Public Affairs Council Hollywood Bureau.

Disney+ Releases Trailer, Key Art, and Images For “Rise”

"Rise" is based on the real-life story of the remarkable family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league.

New Song & Music Video "Kicks" Debuts Ahead of "Sneakerella"

Disney+ and Walt Disney Records give viewers a sneak(er) peek at the upcoming Disney+ original movie “Sneakerella” with the music video debut of “Kicks.”

"Cookies & Milk" Animated Series in the Works at Disney

The original series in development at Disney Television Animation will be based on the novel of the same name by Shawn Amos.

Acclaimed Novel "Out of My Mind" to be Adapted into a Movie

Amber Sealey will direct, with Phoebe-Rae Taylor starring in this coming-of-age story about a girl with cerebral palsy for Disney+.

Stories About Disney’s Enduring Support for Those Who Serve

Walt Disney World recently hosted the National Defense Network in honor of National Military Appreciation Month.

ESPN Announces the Launch of W. Studios

W. Studios is a new content generator that creates, produces, and amplifies women-centered storytelling.

"Disney Intertwined" Picked Up for Season 2 on Disney+

Production for the second season of the hit Latin American original series has begun in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Rising Together with The Walt Disney Company

In May, we’re Rising Together as we celebrate Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Final Season of "Love, Victor" to Premiere on Hulu & Disney+

For the first time, all three seasons will be available on both services.

Prabal Gurung & Phillip Lim Team Up for "American Born Chinese"

The iconic Asian-American fashion designers will work together with costume designer Joy Cretton to design costumes for culturally significant characters for the Disney+ original series.

The Women Inspiring Conservation and Rhino Care at Disney

Hear from the women whose collaboration, expertise, and passion help make rhino conservation possible at Disney.

Executive Producers Announced for “Genius: MLK/X"

Reggie Rock Bythewood & Gina Prince-Bythewood join Brian Grazer & Ron Howard as executive producers for the limited series.

Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars Named for 2022 Cohort

Scholars will be awarded a $5,000 annual scholarship and paid summer internship.

How "black-ish" Sparked Conversations Along with Laughter

For 8 seasons, the comedy series told stories that shined a light on current events through the lens of a Black American family.

"The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder" in Production for Season 2

Plus the Disney+ series will roll out cross-category product lines, a storybook and digital soundtrack.

Disney Cast Members Share a Happy Passover

SHALOM, Disney’s Jewish Business Employee Resource Group, invited us into their world as they geared up for Passover.

ESPN Named Partner & Sponsor of Black Sports Business Symposium

Talent and Executives to Keynote 2022 Symposium and ESPN Talent Acquisition to Recruit at Inaugural Event.

The Journey of Disney Food

As part of Disney Planet Possible, Disney Parks continues to donate food to local communities.

espnW Announces Agenda and Speakers for espnW Summit NYC

The event will gather a distinctive group of leaders and change-makers at the intersection of sports, business, and entertainment.

Cast Announced for Limited Series "A Small Light"

The series will focus on the story of Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank and her family during World War II.

New Disney+ Original Movie “Sneakerella” Premieres Soon

Lace up and dream big with the new trailer for this pop/hip-hip musical with a contemporary twist on “Cinderella”.

‘Mira, Royal Detective’ to Debut Bollywood-Inspired Specials

The acclaimed animated series will culminate with four extended-length specials that celebrate Bollywood music and dancing.

Walt Disney World Earmarks 80 Acres for Affordable Housing

The new initiative will benefit the Central Florida community.

‘Jackie 75’: ESPN Debuts Project Commemorating Jackie Robinson

ESPN reveals a special project to honor Jackie Robinson's lasting legacy

The Walt Disney Company Earns 6 Academy Awards®

The Walt Disney Company received six Academy Awards® at the 94th annual ceremony, including Best Animated Feature Film and Best Documentary.

10 Years of "Doc McStuffins"

In the 10 years since the debut of the Disney Junior series, “Doc McStuffins” has helped open the door for many other breakthroughs in representation in children’s programming.

MCU Introduces First Muslim Superhero in "Ms. Marvel" on Disney+

Kamala Khan will have to balance high-school life, her family and her emerging super powers as she becomes Ms. Marvel.

ESPN’S Andscape Books Imprint Joins Disney Publishing Worldwide

Titles Exploring Themes of Race, Culture, Identity, and Lifestyle will Launch in Fall 2022

ESPN Announces Content for Fifty/50 Initiative

ESPN announced programming for Fifty/50, highlighting the civil rights journey of women across the sports and cultural landscape.

Minnie Mouse Blooms at Disneyland Park

In honor of Women’s History Month, Floral Minnie gets her chance to bloom for the first time at Disneyland Park.

HBCU Joins Network of Disney Aspire Educational Providers

Disney Aspire has welcomed North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University into its growing network of educational providers.

Celebrate Women’s History Month with The Walt Disney Company

At The Walt Disney Company, we uplift stories of women around the world.

ESPN and Disney Announce the Launch of Andscape

ESPN and The Walt Disney Company announce the launch of Andscape, a rebranded and reimagined expansion of The Undefeated.

The Universal Stories of 'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’

The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder portrays the universality of people’s experiences by the specificity of story.

A Conversation with Jon-Michael Ennis

Jon-Michael Ennis discusses his work developing diverse characters in comics and games for Marvel Entertainment.

Disney Releases 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

The Walt Disney Company released its 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, detailing its efforts to increase diversity, equity and inclusion.

Disney+ Announces Second Season of "Launchpad"

Disney+ announces second season of "Launchpad": a collection of short films from a new generation of directors and writers from underrepresented backgrounds.

The Walt Disney Company Earns 23 Oscar® Nominations

Films from across The Walt Disney Company earned a combined 23 nominations for the 94th Academy Awards®

Disney Earns Top Score, HRC Foundation Corporate Equality Index

For the 16th year Disney earns 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s analysis of LGBTQ+ workplace equality.

Congrats to The Walt Disney Company GLAAD Media Award Nominees

LGBTQ+ inclusive storytelling across Disney is honored with GLAAD Media Award nominations.

Disney Joins Sponsor Lineup for 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl

HBCU Drum Major Mickey to make debut during football game and weekend festivities

Disney+’s “Chang Can Dunk” Wraps Production

Production has wrapped on “Chang Can Dunk,” an original, live-action film from Disney slated for release in 2023, exclusively on Disney+

Susan Arnold Named Chair of the Board, The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced that it has elected Susan E. Arnold as Chairperson of the Board, effective December 31, 2021.

D23 Magical Melody Performances

Recital of Remixes artists take the stage at Destination D23 on Nov. 21

Disney Honors Cast Heroes on Veterans Day

Disney salutes employees who have proudly served in the military with a video tribute and special flag ceremonies.

Our America: Indigenous and Urban

ABC OTV Stations Present Our America: Indigenous and Urban

“Summer of Soul” Wins at 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards

Summer of Soul” won in six categories at the 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards, including best documentary.

Reimagining Representation: New Pillars Muslim Artist Database

The Pillars Muslim Artist Database, created by Pillars Fund in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, connects Muslims in film with industry leaders.

Making Magic and Honoring Military Traditions

In honor of National Veterans and Military Families Month, some magic was made for a U.S. Air Force family at the Walt Disney World Resort.

‘Eternals’ Sparks Conversation about Accessible Film and Content

Open caption showings of new theatrical releases are making content more accessible across domestic and international markets.

Reimagine Tomorrow Featured at National Supplier Diversity Forum

Partnerships with organizations like the National Minority Supplier Development Council have helped amplify efforts to support and work with diverse suppliers.

LAUNCHPAD Brings a New Generation of Storytellers to Disney+

On May 28, 2021, six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds will share their visions through Disney’s LAUNCHPAD.

Group photo of six people posing for the camera.

A Place Where Everyone is Welcome

Learn more about Disney’s new 5th Key: Inclusion

Marvel Studios Releases Two First Looks

Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings was shared on actor Simu Liu’s social sites, @simuliu and @SimuLiu.

An image from Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Disney Look, Reimagined

Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products has updated appearance guidelines to allow for more personal expression and foster greater inclusivity.

Honoring Disney Cast Members in the Military Reserves

Support for military personnel, their families and veterans is part of the fabric of The Walt Disney Company.