Women In Film, Los Angeles said on Monday (25) it had elected five members to its board of directors including Paramount head of worldwide acquisitions Syrinthia Struder.
Besides Struder, the new intake includes Amazon Studios Original Movies senior physical production executive Tracy McGrath, president of Fox Family Vanessa Morrison, ICM Partners senior talent and lit agent Andrea Nelson Meigs, and CAA motion picture talent agent Talitha Watkins.
WIF executive director Kirsten Schaffer said, “The 2019 board of directors will bring valuable guidance to our organization’s programming and advocacy work. They share our commitment to the mission of enacting change to make the entertainment industry equitable for all women, in front of and behind the camera.”
Board president Amy Baer added, “With the election of these new members, the board gains the invaluable expertise of five of our esteemed colleagues in the screen industries. Each has established herself as an influential figure in our industry, leading to an improved and expanded definition of how women are represented on-screen, off-screen, and in positions of corporate leadership.”