Dr. Stacy L. Smith

Founder and Director of USC Annenberg’s Inclusion Initiative

Dr. Stacy L. Smith on KCRW

At the Golden Globes this year, not a single woman was nominated for Best Director. Women were shut out of the category last year, too.

Why do so few women get Best Director nominations or wins?

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