About GRIOT

The GRIOT Gateway

The Griot Gateway is a global movement to raise awareness for the  necessity of diversity and inclusion in the Arts and Entertainment  Industry. The Griot promotes equality for women and people of color, while striving to connect iconic industry professionals with the next  generation of aspiring talent. We are GRIOT.

The GRIOT Gala

The Griot Gala celebrates diversity and inclusion, while recognizing  outstanding achievement in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. The  Griot honors women and people of color who exude a Spirit of Excellent  and who are Trailblazers in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. The  Griot recognizes the need for diversity, inclusion and equality for ALL  people regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation. We are GRIOT.

"Diversity is the one true thing we have in common. Celebrate it every day." -Unknown