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Issa Rae says female creative voices have been amplified

Issa Rae said she feels that women's voices have been amplified in the film and television worlds and she's happy to be part of the group leading the change and opening doors for others.

"I do think there's a renaissance in so many different ways," the actress said at NFL's Women's Summit on Friday. "We have a newfound power, a newly rediscovered power. We're like, '...We can speak up, and we can get stuff done, and we can make a change, and we can reclaim our stories."

"It just seems so much more attainable (for women) because you are seeing a shift behind the scenes."

Rae's words come on the heels of Greta Gerwig 's historic...