|Marlo Thomas creates That Girl.|
|1968||Julia, starring Diahann Carroll, debuts on TV. It is the first show featuring a middle class African American character.|
|1980||9 to 5 was a huge box office success.|
|1991||Thelma & Louise offers new female archetype for women and inspires fans. Callie Khouri, the film’s writer, wins a Best Original Screenplay Oscar — a first for women screenwriters.|
|1997-2003||Buffy the Vampire Slayer woos fans.|
|1998||Sex and the City starts its six-year run on HBO.|
|2010||After 30 years of directing films, Kathryn Bigelow becomes the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director for The Hurt Locker.|
|2012||Ava DuVernay is the first African American woman to win a Sundance Film Festival Best Director Award for Middle of Nowhere. Selma, was nominated in 2015 for Best Picture Award.|
|2012-2015||Girls, a show about women in their 20s created by and starring Lena Dunham, airs on HBO.|
|Ava Duvernay, Director of 2015 Academy Award nominated film Selma, is the first Black female director to be nominated for a Golden Globe.
"Discussion Guide." WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD (2015): n. pag. PBS.org. PBS/WNET, 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.