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Cheryl Boone Isaacs      

Film Marketing & Public Relations Executive, Former President of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Cheryl Boone Isaacs is an American film marketing and public relations executive. She has represented the Public Relations Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, known for its annual Academy Awards, on the AMPAS Board of Governors for 21 years as of 2013.

On July 30, 2013 she was elected as the 35th president of AMPAS and on August 11, 2015 she was re-elected. Boone Isaacs was the first African American to hold this office, and the third woman.

At the 2015 Governors Awards, Boone Isaacs launched a new Academy initiative called A2020, which will focus on improving representation of diversity, age, gender, race, national origin, point-of-view, and will include a five-year plan to focus on industry practices and hiring.

Boone Isaacs started her own company, called CBI Enterprises, Inc., where she has worked on publicity for films that have included Best Picture winners The King's Speech and The Artist.

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Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs On Diversity Among Members, Searching For New Oscar Producers, And Breaking Ground On The Movie Museum

After an Oscar season in which the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences was blasted for a lack of diversity in their nominations, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs sounded ecstatic on the phone today about the wide range and true diversity...

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Speaks Out About Lack of Oscars Diversity

Film Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs has responded to the criticism that followed Thursday's Oscar nominations featuring no people of color in any acting category, making for the least racially diverse Oscars in 17 years. There were also no women nominated in the directing or writing categories...

Academy: Cheryl Boone Isaacs Reelected as President - Hollywood ...

Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization's board of governors. Boone Isaacs  ...

Cheryl Boone Isaacs Joins Board of Payroll Company | Hollywood ...

Cheryl Boone Isaacs has joined the board of Cast & Crew, the Burbank-based payroll-services company said Wednesday. Boone Isaacs most recently spent ...

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