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May 04, 2022

See Jane Salon – This Is Us? How TV Does and Doesn’t Get Men’s Caregiving

Our first IN-PERSON See Jane Salon of 2022 to be held on June 7th at the historic Ebell of Los Angeles! This special event is for current See Jane Members and invited guests. Learn how you can attend...
May 04, 2022

Being Seen Onscreen is Lifechanging for Older Adults

Today, almost half of the U.S. adult population is over fifty and growing. Learn how media can accelerate systemic cultural change by dismantling harmful stereotypes and showcasing positive role models onscreen.
May 03, 2022

Spellcheck for Bias receives Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards

We're excited to be recognized with our partners NBC Universal and USC Viterbi School of Engineering in the media and entertainment category of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards.
March 27, 2022

Mothering Sunday, Tragic Memories Embolden this Writer to Overcome the Entrapments of Her Younger Self

The Institute's Madeline Di Nonno speaks with Director, Eva Husson, and Lead Actor, Odessa Young, about the filming of the acclaimed drama, MOTHERING SUNDAY.
March 21, 2022

“Surviving” to Thriving: The Muslim Women On-Screen Test

Ahead of Muslim Women’s Day on March 27, the coalition of Muslim Casting, Geena Davis Institute, and Pillars Fund released an on-screen representation test to evaluate portrayals of Muslim women on-screen and address harmful stereotypes in media.
March 15, 2022

Mothering Sunday Film and Q&A

Sony Pictures Classics' latest feature film MOTHERING SUNDAY premieres in theaters Friday, March 25th. Watch our virtual Q&A event with the film's Director, Eva Husson, and Lead Actor, Odessa Young.

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