Netflix Hopes To Inspire And Empower With It's Female-Led TV

With a slew of TV heroines and famous ladies driving the conversation, Netflix is focusing on empowerment.

Sydney Scott Jul, 24, 2017

Check just about any Netflix original and you’re sure to find an empowering female character somewhere. 

The streaming giant recently acquired Ava DuVernay’s upcoming miniseries on the Central Park Five, is rumored to have nabbed Twitter’s Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o heist film, and will premiere Jessica Williams’ major feature film The Incredible Jessica James, and we’re sure there’s more to come.

Slowly, but surely, Hollywood is starting to recognize the importance of representation, and Netflix is right at the forefront. 

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If women don't stand up for each other, then no one else will. [MUSIC] The only way out is for us to come together. This is exactly what we should be talking about. Telling the truth and talking is very revolutionary When I decided to speak, I had a lot to say. We're going to need to work together. Watch out for each other. [MUSIC] To see women like that showed me you can claim what you want out of your life. Life. Hey, has anybody in this room ever felt like that? Raise your hand if you have. [MUSIC] There's more strength in a single, unified message. Yo we got a chance to be heard. At this crucial Crucial time in our lives, I don't think you can help but be involved. We're creating new leaders. And they're going to not look like how they always did. They're gonna look like a woman. The movement itself comes out of telling the truth about our lives. What do we want to say? We can give back. What we do. We. We. We. We. We. We have enormous power. Let's use it. [MUSIC] << I'm hurt.