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Cynthia’s Picks: Women’s Soccer, Mulan Trailer, Invitation Parity

Women’s Soccer: The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team did more than just win the World Cup this weekend – they started a worldwide conversation about equal pay. They play better and bring in more income than the men’s team, but are paid less. And they’re suing.

Mulan Trailer: The trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan debuted during the World Cup. Directed by Niki Caro, this will be the second time a woman helms a Disney film with a budget of more than $100 million (the first was Ava Duvernay for A Wrinkle in Time) and is among some of the biggest feature films ever directed by a woman.

Invitation Parity: Half of the 842 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week are women. And 29% are people of color.

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Cynthia Lopez Cynthia Lopez is the Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television and an award-winning media strategist.

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