08/06/2014 09:38 am ET Updated Aug 06, 2014

13 Shonda Rhimes Quotes That Will Inspire Women To Succeed In A Man's World

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Shonda Rhimes is one of the most successful screenwriter/director/producers working in the television business. She's also a woman.

With the television industry still largely dominated by men — according to a 2013 Women's Media Center report, in the 2011-2012 season women only made up 26% of show creators and 25% of executive producers — Rhimes' success is a beacon of hope and a source of inspiration, not just for women in the television industry but for women in all male-dominated industries.

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