Rosanne Welch, Ph.D., executive director of Stephens College MFA in TV and Screenwriting, wrote for Beverly Hills 90210, Picket Fences, ABC News Nightline and Touched by an Angel. She edited When Women Wrote Hollywood (McFarland, 2018), was runner up for the Susan Koppelman feminist studies award; co-edited Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio, 2017), named to the Outstanding References Sources List and Best Historical Materials (2018). She wrote Why the Monkees Matter: Teenagers, Television and American Popular Culture (McFarland, 2016). Welch is book reviews editor for Journal of Screenwriting and on the editorial boards of Written By magazine and California History Journal. Her 2016 TEDxCPP talk is titled, ‘The importance of having a female voice in the room’ (see
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