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Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood January 18, 2011 at 6:25AM

Here is the team behind Women and Hollywood

Founder/Editor - Melissa Silverstein
Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood. She is the Artistic Director and co-founder of the Athena Film Festival -- A Celebration of Women and Leadership -- at Barnard College in NYC. The fifth annual festival will take place from February 5-8, 2015.

Melissa was selected to be a film envoy for the American Film Showcase, the major film diplomacy program of the U.S. Department of State. And she recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site. 

She has a regular column on, and has written for The Washington Post, NY Times, More Magazine and has been featured on CNN, the BBC as well as in Newsweek, Salon, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, NY Times, and many other publications. She was a contributor to The Tattooed Girl: The Enigma of Stieg Larsson and the Secrets Behind the Most Compelling Thriller of Our Time.

Click here to book Melissa for a speaking engagement.

News Editor- Inkoo Kang

Inkoo Kang is the News Editor at Women and Hollywood. She is also a film and TV critic for TheWrap, the Village Voice, and formerly the Los Angeles Times. She has written about film and television for The Atlantic, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, Vulture, Business Insider, Badass Digest, Film School Rejects, Bitch Magazine, Racialicious, and The Toast, among many other publications. She tweets @thinkovision and can be reached at

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