New Effort Aims to Boost Hollywood's Female Union Membership

March 16, 2018Media Mention
The Hollywood Reporter

After electing its first president of its board of directors, the advocacy group Women in Media (WIM) is looking to boost the numbers of unionized female crew members in Hollywood.

The goal of bringing WIM members and event attendees together with union representatives, recently elected board president Priya Sopori says, is to help women navigate the "catch-22" of union membership in Hollywood. "Anyone peripherally involved in the industry understands that in order to be a part of union projects, you need to be a union member; but in order to be a union member to begin with, you need to be involved in union projects," Sopori tells The Hollywood Reporter.  

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