Melissa Silverstein

Melissa Silverstein is the Founder and Publisher of Women and Hollywood, an initiative and website that educates, advocates, and agitates for gender diversity and inclusion in Hollywood and the global film industry. She is the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of The Athena Film Festival at Barnard College — the premier film festival dedicated to celebrating and elevating women’s leadership. She is also the founder of the Girls Club – a community for women creatives, culture-changers and storytellers to connect, create, network, advocate, support and redefine entertainment.

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