The women who changed Hollywood forever
Learn more about the female pioneers of the entertainment industry
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There are countless women who left their own indelible mark on Hollywood over the past century. The fight for women's rights rose to the forefront around the same time that the film industry started to take off, making it even more incredible that many women were blazing a creative trail before they even had the right to vote. And, of course, the obstacles were only multiplied for women of colour. While we still have a long way to go, we have these incredible pioneers to thank for the growing levels of equality and representation in the entertainment industry today.
From the first female directors to the first female media moguls, click through the gallery to learn about the women who changed Hollywood forever.
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