Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Events

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November 14, 2014 An Evening with Geena Davis –
Cocktail Party & Silent Auction

December 2, 2014 William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica California The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is the only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need to dramatically improve, gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create diverse female characters in entertainment targeting children 11 and under. […]

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October 10, 2014 2nd Global Symposium on Gender in Media –
Washington, DC

At the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, we presented research findings from the first-ever Global Gender in Film Study, Gender Bias without Borders, which analyzes female character representation and portrayals in the top 11 theatrical box office grossing countries.

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October 08, 2014 2nd Global Symposium on Gender in Media –
Los Angeles

Photos of guest panelists from Global Storytelling: Portrayals of Women and Girls and Media Impact on Global Issues Concerning Women and Girls.

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March 26, 2014 See Jane Salon – It Starts with a Script

The easiest way to improve the representations of women and girls is to create great characters from the start. Before a film or television show ever hits the screen, it starts as a script!

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May 29, 2013 An Evening with Geena Davis hosted by the Motion Picture Association of America

The "Evening with…" series, presented by the Motion Picture Association of America, brings leaders from the entertainment community to Washington, DC to discuss their careers, their passions and their experience in the industry.

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May 21, 2013 Visit to Winship School

Geena Davis visits elementary school to talk about gender roles.

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May 08, 2013 Second Annual Fundraiser at William Turner Gallery

Thanks to all who came out to support our 2nd annual fundraiser at the William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica. It was an evening full of interesting people, fantastic food, and fundraising for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.

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May 08, 2013 National Institutes of Health

Geena Davis and Madeline Di Nonno were invited to NIH where Davis spoke about gender portrayals and health. They brainstormed with NIH associate director for research on women’s health Dr. Vivian Pinn and other NIH science policy strategists including NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman, NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci, CC director Dr. John Gallin, NIH associate director for behavioral and social sciences research Dr. Robert Kaplan and Dr. James Anderson, director of NIH’s Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives.

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November 13, 2012 Third Symposium on Gender in Media

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media hosted The Third Symposium on Gender in Media on November 13, 2012 at The SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

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July 27, 2012 20th Anniversary of A League of Their Own

Oscar-winning actor Geena Davis threw the first pitch at Friday’s Salt Lake Bees game against the Sacramento River Cats. Davis was in town to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the film, “A League of Their Own,” which she stars in. Following the game, fans could watch a free screening of the movie while sitting on the outfield grass.

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