From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:
Women Behind Canadian TV: Stephanie Morgenstern
“We donâ€™t set out with a quota, it just in a very basic and fundamental way feels wrong if there arenâ€™t a lot of females in the company. It just makes no sense. As a creative person, itâ€™s a no-brainer to me that the ideal writing room has a balance between men and women. As an employerâ€“thatâ€™s a hat thatâ€™s still pretty new to meâ€“Iâ€™m seeing this isnâ€™t so simple. The reality that keeps colliding with the ideal is that the available talent pool is rarely a 50-50 split. Same goes for lots of behind the scenes jobs as well, like directing. So what do you do when about five times more rÃ©sumÃ©s or scripts come from men than from women?” Continue reading.