From our friends at bitchpack - the odds are terrible against female spec script writers. How is a female writer supposed to break in at all to Hollywood, let alone get placed in executive or showrunner capacity?
Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub and encourages advocacy for women’s advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women’s equality and vigilance inspiring positive change.
The vast array of communication channels, supportive spokespeople, equality research, campaigns and corporate responsibility initiatives means everyone can be an advocate inspiring change for women’s advancement.
Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women’s Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women’s groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day.
Alice Herz-Sommer(26 November 1903 – 23 February 2014) was known until her death recently as “The World’s Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor.” She group up in Prague and was eventually taken to the Theresienstadt. As a concert pianist and valued performer, she was treated better than some and use as a PR piece in some ways like other talented Jewish performers at her camp to try and promote the propaganda that the camps weren’t so humane. She survived the ordeal of WWII and continued to be a concert pianist. A famous optimist, she published her life reflections and philosophy in a book, A Century of Wisdom: Lessons From the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer the World’s Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor (2012). She was also the subject of the 2014-Oscar winning short documentary, The Lady in Number Six.
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Lupita Nyong’o of dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship accepting her best supporting actress Oscar for 12 Years a Slave. Her amazing and emotional speech reminded us that, “remind me and every little child that, no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.”