Christel S. Miller, Brown '05, is Head of AVOD Scripted at Amazon Studios, developing and shepherding shows on its new streaming network that pairs alongside Prime Video. She was born in San Pedro, CA and as an undergraduate at Rice University, she majored in Film, Women's Studies, and Psychology. During her time at Rice she was on the board of the President's Council for GLBT Issues, was active in campus PRIDE, was a founding member of the Rice GLBT Resource Center, and was honored as one of Glamor’s Top Ten College Woman in 2004 as well as Outsmart’s Top 12 GLBT Houstonians in 2005. After college, Christel earned a Masters in Film and Television Producing at UCLA where she was honored with a Producers Guild Diversity Award. Prior to her position with Amazon Studios, she worked at NBC with numerous series including New Amsterdam, Blindspot, Good Girls, Superstore, and Grimm. Prior to NBC, she worked at Showtime Networks. Her professional career has included honors such as NBCU’s 2011 Entertainment Associates Program Participant, NBCU‘s 2012 Going The Extra Mile Award, Power Up’s 2012 Rising Star LGBTQ Award, and GO Magazine’s 2019 One Hundred LGBTQ Women We Love Award. Christel is a member of ColourTV, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and is currently serving on the board of GLAAD.