Lindsay Shookus

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  • Emmy Award-Winning Producer, 'Saturday Night Live'
  • Co-Founder, 'Women Work F#cking Hard'
  • Henry Crown Fellow within the Aspen Global Leadership Network, Aspen Institute



Emmy Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is best known for her work on Saturday Night Live, including identifying and empowering upcoming talent and liaising with celebrity guests. In addition to her work on NBC’s long-running Emmy Award-winning weekly sketch show, Shookus executive produced Miley’s New Years Eve Party, worked as an Associate Producer on the critically acclaimed comedy series 30 Rock, and produced the Adele: Live in New York City special. She’s a six-time Emmy Award-winner and twelve-time nominee, and a two-time Peabody Award-winner. Beyond her work in TV, Shookus is the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, a networking movement focused on uplifting female founders and entrepreneurs. Shookus is an in-demand speaker for her insights on authentic leadership, strategic management, and women’s empowerment, making an impact on audiences of all kinds.

Shookus was named one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Up-and-Coming Execs 35 & Under” and has appeared on Billboard’s "Women in Music" list three times. She and her work have been profiled in InStyle, Bustle, Elle, and more, and she serves on the Sesame Foundation Leadership Council and as a UNICEF member. Shookus is a member of the 2022 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.

 

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Authentic Leadership: Making Mistakes Gracefully

Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is best known for her work on Saturday Night Live, and is the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, a networking movement focused on uplifting female founders and entrepreneurs. Shookus shares her insights on authentic leadership, including ho ...

Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is best known for her work on Saturday Night Live, and is the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, a networking movement focused on uplifting female founders and entrepreneurs. Shookus shares her insights on authentic leadership, including how to make mistakes with grace, and strategic management, making an impact on audiences of all kinds.

Women’s Empowerment

Award-winning Saturday Night Live producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, a networking movement focused on uplifting female founders and entrepreneurs. Shookus shares insights about balancing motherhood and a high-pressure career, finding a unique path ...

Award-winning Saturday Night Live producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, a networking movement focused on uplifting female founders and entrepreneurs. Shookus shares insights about balancing motherhood and a high-pressure career, finding a unique path to success beyond expectations, and empowering yourself and others.

Personal Growth: Failing, and Getting Back Up

Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is highly regarded for her work on Saturday Night Live and as the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, but few people with high-profile success are as authentic about the struggles it takes to get to the top. Shookus shares insights about her ...

Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Lindsay Shookus is highly regarded for her work on Saturday Night Live and as the Co-Founder of Women Work F#cking Hard, but few people with high-profile success are as authentic about the struggles it takes to get to the top. Shookus shares insights about her journey, and lessons about failure – including how to get back up when you’ve been knocked down – in this empowering event.

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Lindsay is a producer at the Emmy Award-winning Saturday Night Live (SNL). She runs the talent department at SNL, which is responsible for booking the hosts, music and the cast, in addition to her producing responsibilities.  She recently executive produced Miley’s New Year’s Eve Partywas an Associate Producer on the critically-acclaimed show 30 Rock and produced NBC’s Adele: Live in New York City special. Lindsay is a six-time winner and twelve-time Emmy nominee and a two-time Peabody Award winner. She was named one of The Hollywood Reporter’s Up-and-Coming Execs 35 & Under and has appeared on Billboard’s "Women in Music" list three times. Lindsay co-founded Women Work F#cking Hard, a networking movement focusing on helping female founders and businesswomen develop their careers.  She is on the Sesame Foundation Leadership Council and an involved UNICEF member. Lindsay studied journalism at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where she earned her BA in 2002. She has one daughter and resides in New York City. She is a member of the 2022 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.