We need more women in comedy.
And “more women in comedy starts with more girls in comedy,” as tweet-noted by GOLD fan/fam Daniel Radosh, senior writer/producer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
We need more women in many professions, such as president of the United States, and Ghostbuster. But bottom line, comedy matters. So there are (at least) 8 reasons why women—starting with you!—matter to comedy.