Oscars Academy Set to Surpass Gender and Diversity Membership Goals by Next Year

AWARDS BEAT

The Academy has doubled the number of non-white members well ahead of schedule, and its goal of doubling female members is now within reach

With its fourth consecutive year of sending invitations to several hundred prospective members, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is on track to meet or surpass the diversity goals it set for itself three years ago at the height of the #OscarsSoWhite movement.

It has already met its goal of doubling the number of non-white members by 2020, and it is now within striking distance of doubling the number of female members.

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Steve Pond

Steve Pond

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