Celebrate the Achievements of Women during this month
Celebrating Women behind the Scenes in Hollywood. They have created and directed big and small screens television shows and movies. Two that are featured today are Ava DuVernay and Chris Nee.
Chris Nee- is a Peabody Award and Humanitas Prize-winning Irish-American Children's television screen writer and producer. She created "Doc McStuffins- a story about an African American girl who is a doctor to the stuff animals that need medical care. She "created the character for her sonn who had asthma. But I made the character an African American girl. It never occured to me that it wouldn't resonate with him. Truthfully, I'm proud of the choice- it was a bold one to make".** The series debut in 2012.
*Essence March 2017
** Kidscreen February/March 2017