The collective of creatives has inked a letter to major media companies like Netflix, Disney, and Warner Bros.
Season 7 will also be the last season of the critically acclaimed award-winning OWN show.
Angie Martinez and Tamron Hall were honored during the annual event.
"Issa makes us excited for the future of television," expressed Producers Guild of America Presidents Gail Berman and Lucy Fisher.
The 18th annual list includes women from 30 countries and territories who are CEOs, world leaders, artists, and more.
"Now I feel strongly that the story, which began as a sunrise of a suggestion from Oprah, is ready for its sunset as a dream fully realized," the series creator shared.
"Before they put you on the field, teams poke, prod, and examine you searching for any defect that might affect your performance," said Kaepernick of NFL organizations.
"It was vitally important to me that this wasn't another autobiographical series about a famous person as a child," said DuVernay.
"The depth of my love for this brother, can only be matched by the depth of my pain learning of his loss," wrote actor Wendell Pierce.