Raye Montague is the woman who revolutionized the way the U.S. Navy designs ships.

Janelle Monáe Honors 'Hidden Figure' And Naval Engineer Raye Montague

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"I feel like we need to live in a culture that values and respects and looks up to and idolizes women as much as men." —Emma Watson

Emma Watson Urges Boys to Stop Closing Their Minds to Female Heroes

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Anne Heche will star as Patricia, the head of operations for the Defense Intelligence Agency. The character commands the respect of someone who holds such a �high-pressured position. Congratulations Anne!

Anne Heche Set as Female Lead in NBC's 'For God and Country'

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"Hurston retained a self-assured elegance and wit that didn’t bother worrying itself with outside acceptance." #ShesGotDrive #BlackHistoryMonth

The Undefeated 44 most influential black Americans in history

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Check it out and Save the Date! See Jane members who would like to RSVP get 10% off tickets to attend The State of Women at Wanderlust Hollywood

Women INVESTING in Women Presents The State of Women Inaugural Summit

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Check out a Spoken Word Celebration of Female Empowerment on March Forth!

March Forth!

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Helgenberger will play Admiral Bobbie Decker, a Navy Admiral who’s the most powerful woman in the military. Described as fierce but fair and a no BS straight shooter, she will do anything to keep her men and women safe.

Marg Helgenberger to Star in Fox’s ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ Pilot

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"Right now the most powerful person in Hollywood and television is an African-American woman, Shonda Rhimes. There has never been a time where there have been more showrunners of color, more creatives of color, we can only think it's going to get better, so hopefully by the time whoever's watching this gets here...on every network you'll see a myriad of people telling stories."

Meet Four Hidden Figures of TV Who Are Kicking Ass Behind The Scenes

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All three are doing their bit to encourage more women to train as pilots, sharing their experiences via their various channels and offering advice.

The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA) has estimated that just 4000 of the world's 130,000 pilots, or a total three per cent, are women.

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The women pilots who are becoming stars on social media

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"I used to say, 'It would be so cool to be up there,' but I didn't imagine it now," Issa Rae, creator and star of HBO's "Insecure," said in a phone interview. "I was thinking maybe after a couple more films, a couple TV shows under my belt. ... That's really what I thought. It's just so encouraging to be awarded so early in my career. But that's what Essence does. It gets behind and supports...
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"Musicals can give us a cinematic representation of the lives of sexually empowered women throughout the 20th century and into the 21st century. We can see the benefits of their lifestyles played out before us, and how this kind of empowerment improves their well-being, but also see how society limits them." —Rachel Gambling

Exploring The Link Between Women, Musicals And Sexual Empowerment

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Instead of waiting for the needle of progress to move just the tiniest bit over the next however-many years, a group of Hollywood execs are using their platform to push it forward.

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Major Hollywood Execs Launch Campaign to End Gender Inequality

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Angelina Jolie is in talks to star in 'The Spy Who Loved' and a Catherine the Great project, both at Universal; is developing 'Without Blood' as a directing vehicle; and has signed on to produce 'The One and Only Ivan' for Disney.

Angelina Jolie Lines Up New Acting, Directing Projects (Exclusive)

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Congratulations to all the females who were recognized at the Costume Designers Guild Awards last night!!!

Excellence in Period Film
Hidden Figures – Renee Ehrlich Kalfus

Excellence in Fantasy Film
Doctor Strange – Alexandra Byrne

Excellence in Contemporary Film
La La Land – Mary Zophres

Excellence in Short Form Design
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Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ & ‘The Crown’ Among Winners – Complete List

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NBC News investigative correspondent Ronan Farrow looks into accusations of sexism in Hollywood. The government agency overseeing workplace discrimination is investigating charges that studios discriminate against female directors.

#OscarsSoMale? Hollywood is biased against female directors, some charge

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"From the very beginning, I wanted this to be a love letter to feminism and female friendship. We don't see it enough; we need to not push each other down but lift each other up, and that's what these women did. Both Mary [Jackson, played by Janelle Monåe] and Dorothy [Vaughan, played by Octavia Spencer] ended up working to advance the younger generation of women coming up behind them, and...
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Hidden Figures Screenwriter Allison Schroeder: 'This Film Is A Love Letter To Female Friendship'

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"Her career has spanned five decades, and she also was the first female performer inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 — as she should have been. She’s had more than 100 singles that have reached the Billboard charts, and 17 of them have been top 10 singles. She’s won an impressive 18 Grammys, has sold more than 75 million albums, and she’s one of the most influential voices...
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Sending our deepest condolences Rest In Peace Leah Adler

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg's Mother, Dies at 97

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Enough talk! Studio and agency insiders, producers, directors and industry leaders reveal ReFrame, a focused and results-oriented push to break entertainment's gender-parity logjam: "This is bigger than the bullshit."

Paul Feig, Nina Jacobson and 50 A-Listers Reveal New Campaign to Tackle Hollywood Gender Inequality (Exclusive)

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