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Sony Diversity Program Grooms Industry Directors of Tomorrow

The Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Program is geared toward providing storytelling opportunities to talented artists of diverse backgrounds.

How Michael B. Jordan Is Leading the Charge in Hollywood’s Diversity Efforts

Michael B. Jordan, the first actor-producer to adopt the inclusion rider, a formal declaration of diverse hiring practices, helped WarnerMedia launch its initiative via his upcoming film “Just Mercy.”

CableFax Celebrates 2018 Most Powerful Women

Cablefax hosted its Most Powerful Women Luncheon at 583 Park Avenue in NYC on November 15 honoring the top women in cable. Publisher Mike Grebb opened the show with insightful remarks about the #MeToo movement, at first tricking the audience by pretending men are the “victims.”” He was followed by a hilarious introduction from Game Show Network’s Trish Suhr, formerly the “Yard Sale Diva” on “Clean House.”

How the Women in Charge of Programming at CNN are Changing the News We See

CNN Digital has more women in leadership and on staff than ever, and their perspective is changing video storytelling.

CES 2019: Will A Workaround to get More Women on the Keynote Stage Appease Critics?

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which runs the Consumer Electronics Show, has a fix meant to boost diversity on tech’s biggest stage.

Survey: 80% of Women Support California’s Board Diversity Law

When Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 826, California became the first state in the nation to require that all public companies have at least one woman on their board of directors.

Leadership Support Drives The Success Of Companywide Diversity And Inclusion Efforts

It’s necessary for organizations to get serious about cultivating diverse and inclusive teams so talent can bring their whole selves to work and thrive.

Comcast Adds Two African-American Networks to Lineup

AFRO and CLEO TV are expected to provide quality entertainment that highlights and features TV and movies about African-American and Black communities.

‘Being Proud to Be a Gay Black Female’ Is a Revolutionary Act, Says Lena Waithe

Actress, producer and screenwriter Lena Waithe, a gay Black woman, has not only made history in Hollywood, but continues to use her platform to encourage and inspire other Black LGBTQ people to be their authentic selves.