Women and Hollywood


Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa 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.

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Women and Hollywood

Hope Solo Not Dainty Enough for Dancing With the Stars

Hope Solo is a competitive athlete.  She's won Olympic gold.  World Cup Silver.  The Golden Glove Award at this summer's Women's World Cup.  She is probably the best female goalkeeper in the world. 
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • November 30, 2011 9:54 AM
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