Finding Strong Female Role Models in Male Dominated Fields
This post is brought to sheBOOM by Christine Schmiedeler, a new contributor to sheBOOM and Business Administration student at the University of Michigan.
As a young woman who is going into business, I enjoy taking the time to
Women continue to be snubbed by the Oscars, even as their films prove more profitable.
While films with female stars are on average 33% more profitable than male-led movies, "just 28% of films nominated for an Oscar since 2013 have had an actress taking top billing."
We're expecting more actresses to wear female designers this year.
With the #TimesUp movement at the helm of change on the red carpet, we are hoping that women will finally be asked about their careers rather than just their clothes, but many actresses are getting political with their
Fan favorite Wonder Woman receives no Academy Award nominations.
The female-directed superhero movie starring Gal Gadot was not nominated for an Oscar this year. In addition to being a celebration of female power and strength, "Wonder Woman is the highest domestic grossing film of 2017 to receive
This morning I encouraged two women business students to watch "Mildred Pierce."
They had never heard of it. I have no idea what they'll think about it. It was made before we were all born (1945) but it has a few timeless themes that are relevant to
This is an interesting year for Hollywood indeed!
From the frank and brave talk that spawned the #metoo movement to the prevalence of strong and wise leading ladies and power players among the nominees, we are starting to make progress (albeit VERY slowly) in Tinseltown.
Film (and the portrayal of women in them) can have a huge impact on girls' lives!
I grew up sitting in the dark (literally) on many occasions. Like Jim D'Arcangelo (sheBOOM concept creator and adivisory board member), I came from a "film family." Watching the early 007 movies
How Does Hollywood Portray Female Founders? Who Are My Faves?
In case you missed my other blog on the topic of strong women in the movies, you may ask. “What is he doing on here, writing for sheBOOM?” If you check out my last post, you’ll
The Five Strongest Women in the History of U.S. Cinema
You may ask, "What is he doing on here -- writing for sheBOOM? And about strong women in movies??"
Well, let me go way back to my childhood. I grew up with a great dad and mom,
We all know that founding and running a business is rarely glitzy.
Sure, we sometimes get glammed-up for headshot photo shoots, conferences, or awards events (like the one sheBOOM is going to this week -- we're a finalist for a Killer Content Award!). But female founders don't