"While we still have a long way to go in terms of total equality, female comics are finally getting recognized as being just as funny as their male counterparts." Check out 5 women taking the comedy world by storm here.
Women in Comedy are coming to Boston! This April 19-22, the Women in Comedy Festival, sponsored by HBO, will take place in Boston. Check it out for some laughs and inspiration. More information, here.
Meet Nicole Starret: With credits to her name as major as 30 Rock, she still strives to help others. Nicole Starrett is an actress in comedy and historical dramas (such as 30 Rock, The Mad Whale, and Help Yourself!) and she writes and produces for an all-female digital
Meet Solange Castro: A Comedian-Turned Salsa Dancer-Turned Comedian, who performs for women. Solange Castro, performs standup comedy, writes plays and a blog, and has a web series entitled "Teaching Comics to Dance Salsa." Castro took a break from comedy after feeling overwhelmed, but found new confidence and inspiration.
Meet Brittany Brave: An experienced comedian who isn't afraid to put herself first! Brittany Brave has an extensive background in comedy. She has trained, performed, and taught stand-up, improv and sketch comedy for the last 15 years. She has performed at UCB, Magnet, The PIT, NY Comedy Festival
Meet Karla Campos: A single mom and entrepreneur who can make fun of herself! Karla Campos, part of Social Media Sass, creates satirical video and sound clips (podcasts), writes, and is a speaker and event host. Campos says, "Laughter feeds the soul. When people are laughing,
Meet Sandi Marx, a woman in comedy proving humor only grows with age. Sandi Marx is a comedian, storyteller, and host-- she really knows how to work a stage! She found her passion for comedy as a toddler, but it took her "55 years to get the
While women are making incredible strides in the liquor industry, we would be remiss to overlook the struggles and discrimination they face. Susan Kostrzewa, Executive Editor at Wine Enthusiast, uncovers the discrimination women face every day in her industry, here.