While most spy movies depict men as the hard working and mysterious spies, the fact is that there are plenty of female spies as well. The whole spy world is a bit of an old boys’ network. In previous times, the CIA and other organizations tended to recruit men, often white men, out of top colleges in the United States. However, with an eye towards diversity, they started recruiting women, with an eye towards diversity and then ultimately because they excelled at the profession. According to Lindsay Moran, a spy for the CIA, women make the best spies!