It’s one thing to capture attention when you’re a newcomer. But how do you continue to stay relevant to your original base of customers while innovating and appealing to a new generation? Continue reading Marvel’s Content Director: Your Superpower Is Your Unique Voice and Understanding Your Value
Jen Welter, who made NFL history in 2015 when she became the league’s first female coach, answered questions about what it was like to break the glass ceiling in a male-dominated sport, saying she would tell her younger self to “not let anyone make you see limits in life.” Continue reading Q&A with the 1st female NFL coach
On this year’s International Women’s Day, March 8, TheWrap published an article about how two of Hollywood’s biggest studios, Disney and Fox, would spend the year releasing a grand total of zero films directed by women. Continue reading The Shonda Effect: How TV Became A Better Place For Female Directors Than Film
For its ninth annual awards program, the African American Film Critics Association has proclaimed 2017 the “year of the woman in cinema.” “There is no argument that women have made a bold step forward this year in Hollywood,” said AAFCA president Gil Robertson.
The prolific TV producer joined the ranks of Oprah Winfrey and Diahann Carroll. Some good news: Shonda Rhimes, the prolific TV producer—creator and killer of some of TV’s most beloved characters—was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on Thursday. Rhimes is the third black woman to join the ranks of honorees; Oprah Winfrey was the first to be inducted in 1993, followed by actress and singer Diahann Carroll, who was inducted in 2011.
When Hollywood executive producer and showrunner Gloria Calderón Kellett was growing up as a Cuban American in Portland, Oregon, she didn’t see any families that looked like hers on television. Continue reading Hollywood Hotshot Gloria Calderón Kellett
On Tuesday (Oct. 17), Google premiered their first-ever Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle, an animated singing cartoon of the late Mexican-American singer designed to celebrate the life and legacy of one of Latin music’s most formidable stars. October 17, 1989 was the day of Quintanilla’s first studio album release, Selena; one that would lead to five more albums, the last of which would be released posthumouslyand become her first No.1 on the Billboard 200. Continue reading The Story Behind Today’s Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle: Exclusive
Lourdes Lopez was already a serious dance student at the prestigious School of American Ballet before she realized she could pursue a career in the art form she loved. It was while preparing a school report on what she wanted to be when she grew up that she found an article on famed New York City Ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise. Continue reading Ballerina in Charge, Lourdes Lopez
GLORIA E. ANZALDÚA did not abide border walls of the mind and map, but rather strode into those culturally fertile places that we cannot simply wall off. Continue reading Gloria E. Anzaldua: Google Doodle salutes ‘Borderlands’ author who defied divisive bias
Shondaland has been growing ever since Shonda Rhimes launched the production company in 2005. Since then, the name has become synonymous with popular ABC dramas like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal — and, now, it has its very own website featuring advice, interviews, essays, and more. Continue reading Shonda Rhimes expands Shondaland empire with new website