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2022 MacArthur Fellows: Architect Amanda Williams

Six women artists are among 25 people selected by the MacArthur Foundation to receive prestigious 2022 MacArthur fellowships (known as ‘genius grants’) in recognition of their extraordinary creativity and promise to advance the future of their fields.

These six women whose pioneering work brings insight and inspiration — a literary historian, a plant ecologist, three musicians, and an architect — will each receive $800,000, a no-strings-attached award as an investment in their potential.… read more.

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2022 MacArthur Fellows: Musician Tomeka Reid

Six women artists are among 25 people selected by the MacArthur Foundation to receive prestigious 2022 MacArthur fellowships (known as ‘genius grants’) in recognition of their extraordinary creativity and promise to advance the future of their fields.

These six women whose pioneering work brings insight and inspiration — a literary historian, a plant ecologist, three musicians, and an architect — will each receive $800,000, a no-strings-attached award as an investment in their potential.… read more.

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Tracking the Women Nominated for 2023 Golden Globe Awards

The nominations for the 2023 Golden Globe Awards were announced on December 12, 2022.

Alas, no female directors were nominated this year for Best Director, and none of the Best Picture nominees were directed by women. Notable snubs for Best Director include Sarah Polley for Women Talking and Gina Prince-Bythewood for The Woman King.… read more.

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2022 MacArthur Fellows: Musician Ikue Mori

Six women artists are among 25 people selected by the MacArthur Foundation to receive prestigious 2022 MacArthur fellowships (known as ‘genius grants’) in recognition of their extraordinary creativity and promise to advance the future of their fields.

These six women whose pioneering work brings insight and inspiration — a literary historian, a plant ecologist, three musicians, and an architect — will each receive $800,000, a no-strings-attached award as an investment in their potential.… read more.

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2022 MacArthur Fellows: Musician Martha Gonzalez

Six women artists are among 25 people selected by the MacArthur Foundation to receive prestigious 2022 MacArthur fellowships (known as ‘genius grants’) in recognition of their extraordinary creativity and promise to advance the future of their fields.

These six women whose pioneering work brings insight and inspiration — a literary historian, a plant ecologist, three musicians, and an architect — will each receive $800,000, a no-strings-attached award as an investment in their potential.… read more.

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Tracking the 2023 Independent Spirit Awards

Nominees for the 2023 Independent Spirit Awards were announced on November 22, 2022. Of all nominated writers and directors, 61% are women and 34% are BIPOC!

Writer and director Sarah Polley is nominated three times for her film Women Talking in the Best Feature, Best Director, and Best Screenplay categories.… read more.

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