Prepare for extra Insurgent Women. The media model behind the “Good Evening Tales for Insurgent Women” e book sequence and “Insurgent Podcast” is coming into right into a improvement pact with Think about Leisure. The plan is to supply options, scripted and unscripted episodics, and historic content material that remember “key girl creators, innovators, leaders, and pioneers all through historical past,” Variety reports.
Insurgent Women’ CEO Jes Wolfe and leisure prez Martha Adams will collaborate with Think about Children + Household prez Stephanie Sperber and Think about Documentaries exec VP Sara Bernstein on the initiatives.
Rebel Girls’ mission is to “encourage and instill confidence” in women everywhere in the world. Its titles embrace a number of “Good Evening Tales” collections — which cumulatively acknowledge the work and achievements of tons of of real-life girls — and chapter books about Madam C.J. Walker, Ada Lovelace, and Dr. Wangari Maathai.
A New York Occasions bestseller, “Good Evening Tales” has offered over 6.5 million copies in 85 international locations, and has been printed in 49 languages. Now in its fourth season, “Insurgent Podcast” has 11 million downloads.
“The trailblazing perspective behind Insurgent Women, which celebrates women taking management of their very own tales, breaking norms, and creating their future, resonates with women and boys now greater than ever,” Sperber stated. “We’re excited to work with Insurgent Women and construct on what they began of celebrating pioneering girls and women, globally. With a concentrate on illustration, we are going to create a dream group of various feminine writers, administrators, actors, and crew to convey these extraordinary tales to wider audiences.”
Wolfe defined, “Our mission at Insurgent Women is to not solely encourage future generations of women however to deal with the unequal illustration in media that has contributed to decrease confidence in women. Think about, recognized for his or her best-in-class storytelling, will likely be an exceptional accomplice with Insurgent Women to be a power for good in addressing the long-standing gender inequities which can be nonetheless prolific in youngsters tv.”