Anita Hill Chosen To Lead Hollywood Sexual Harassment Commission

Anita Hill has been picked to lead a newly formed commission on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.

anita hill yesterday_editedAs announced by the commission — an initiative spearheaded by producer Kathleen Kennedy, along with attorney Nina Shaw, venture capitalist Freada Kapor Klein and Nike Foundation co-chair Maria Eitel — the goal of the new group is to help combat the kind of sexual misconduct that recent revelations have shown to be pervasive in Hollywood. In her new role, Anita Hill once again will find herself leading the charge against sexual harassment, a mission that began when she testified on Capitol Hill at the 1991 confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

Source: The Washington Post/Ellen McCarthy

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