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At the intersection of feminism and entertainment
Melissa Silverstein is a media consultant and writer with 15 years experience in the non-profit and communications fields. She specializes in the area of women issues, with an emphasis on women and Hollywood. She blogs regularly on issues related to women and Hollywood from a feminist perspective at her blog, Women & Hollywood, which was recently named by More Magazine as one of the "blogs to watch."
Over the last several years, Melissa has consulted on wide array of projects ranging from online marketing for films and books targeted at women, to web site development, to event and film production. She also has extensive experience in public relations and communications, and organizational management and non-profit start-ups.
She is based in Brooklyn, NY and is on the advisory board of the Women's Media Center. She is also a member of NY Women in Film and TV.