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Equity in Hollywood. By the year 2020.

Where’s there’s equity, there’s less harassment and abuse.
— Shonda Rhimes

What does 50/50 mean? It means reimagining leadership to reflect all of us. And our audiences.


This is Hollywood.

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of board members in Hollywood are men. 

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of Hollywood film executives are white.

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of parent media corporation senior leadership is male.

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of film directors are men.

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of film composers are men.

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of writers across all platforms are men.

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of directors across all platforms are white.

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of disabled characters are played by able bodied actors.


This is America.

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of Americans are women.

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of Americans are people of color.


of Americans live with a disability.

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For more statistics from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, CLICK HERE.

We are after 50/50 by 2020. Equal means equal.
— Meryl Streep
From movie sets to farm fields to boardrooms alike, we envision nationwide leadership that reflects the world in which we live.
— Time's Up

We’re asking networks, studios, talent agencies, unions and other industry organizations to look at how many women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ and people with disabilities are:

• Board Members

• Core Decision Makers

• Department Heads

• Senior Executives

• Partners

What does your organization look like? How might it achieve 50/50 by 2020?

The things that make us different, those are our superpowers.
— Lena Waithe

Systems represent values.

But people have the power to make systems better. Hollywood is full of creative people. Let’s create the system we want.

Ladies, let’s end this silence so the next generation of girls won’t have to live with this bullshit.
— America Ferrera


Statistics thanks to the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative at USC, the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA and the Ruderman Family Foundation.