Shonda Rhimes is an acclaimed screenwriter, producer and director who's best known for the creation of the popular medical drama Grey's Anatomy
. She's also responsible for it's spinoff, Private Practice
, as well as the development of the hit ABC drama Scandal
. A Golden Globe and NAACP Image award-winner, Rhimes has also been involved in the writing, producing and directing of several films, including Blossoms and Veils, Crossroads, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
and Disney's The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
. In 2007, her significant contributions to pop culture earned her a spot on Time
's list of "100 People Who Help Shape the World."