Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

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December 15, 2014 An Evening with Geena Davis – Cocktail Party & Silent Auction Photos

An Evening with Geena Davis is our annual fundraiser. It was held December 2, 2014 at the William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica, California. This event is attended by many thought leaders in the entertainment industry. Since its beginning, three years ago, this event has raised more than $120,000 to support the research, education and […]

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December 02, 2014 Reel vs. Real Diversity in Hollywood:
Influencers on-screen and behind-the scenes

Reel vs. Real Diversity in Hollywood: Influencers on-screen and behind-the scenes.

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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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