““It Wasn’t Made for Him”: Examining Female-Led Superhero Films Wonder Woman and

Captain Marvel and the Internet Commentary that Follows”

Name: Rachel Fimbianti

rachelfimbianti2020@u.northwestern.edu

Faculty Advisor: Ariel Rogers

 

BIO

Rachel graduated in 2020 with a BA in Radio/Television/Film, minors in Italian Language and English Literature, and completion of the Media and Creative Markets Module. Her work was accepted into The National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University, The Macksey Symposium for the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University, the National Council on Undergraduate Research, and she was a Plenary Speaker at the Northwestern Research Symposium. She has a passion for improving representation within the film industry for marginalized groups. She currently lives in the Midwest with her family dog, Oscar, and boyfriend but plans to move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and impact positive change from the inside.