Taj ​Paxton was named by Newsweek magazine as one of the people changing the face of Hollywood. As a producer, her ​work has earned two​ Daytime Emmys​ and a Humanitas Prize for works that inspire human freedom. Her screenwriting has won NBC Comedy Short Cuts prize and has been featured on NBC.com, BET and Aspire.​ Her mission is to use great storytelling to bring us closer to ​equality.