Ariella Carmell, University of Chicago student, has been awarded this year’s Collyer Fellowship. She will receive $10,000 and will be mentored by WGI Board Member Susanna Styron.
Ariella’s pitch, “Fathers and Daughters,” was chosen from a wide variety of pitches received from schools around the country. The competition was held in partnership with The Black List.
The Award was announced at this year’s WGAE Awards, held in NY on Feb 17, 2019. In attendance were Ariella, Susanna Styron, her father Gary, and Susan Collyer, wife of Michael Collyer, for whom the award is named.