Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender diversity in Hollywood and the global film industry. The site was founded in 2007 by Melissa Silverstein. On a daily basis, Women and Hollywood sets the standard, defines the conversation, fuels coverage and reinforces messages throughout the specialized and mainstream media to call for gender parity.
Women and Hollywood blogs in a unique proactive style to engage filmgoers and filmmakers with news and information highlighting women filmmakers and agitates for increased opportunities for women. In 2015, Women and Hollywood had a global reach of 1.2 million unique users and over 2.3 million page views.