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January 19, 2022

Influencer Event – Prayers for the Stolen, Live Virtual Q&A

Join us online January 24th for a live Q&A with Director Tatiana Huezo and Novelist Jennifer Clement where we will discuss Mexico’s official entry for Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards® PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN.
January 18, 2022

Influencer Event – Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller, Live Virtual Q&A

Join us online Thursday, January 20th for a live Q&A with Mariana van Zeller, the award-winning investigative journalist and host and executive producer of National Geographic’s Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller.
January 13, 2022

CreativeX and Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media Empower Brands to Measure and Manage Their Commitment to Diversity Through Advertising

Partnership provides brands with a global view of how people are shown in different environments across all their advertising and consultancy from the leading experts in representation in media.
January 12, 2022

Geena Davis on the Allison Interviews Podcast

Geena Davis sat down with Allison Kugel for an episode of ALLISON INTERVIEWS to discuss Thelma & Louise, her Oscar win, gender equality, ageism, and more. Listen now!
January 02, 2022

Mariana van Zeller’s Investigations Reveal the Minds, Motivations, and Economic Impact of Black Markets

The award-winning journalist discusses Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller, her original series investigating the world’s most complex and dangerous black markets.
December 13, 2021

Fair Play? The Triumphs and Challenges of Female Athletes in the U.S.

Sponsored by P&G and Secret, this new report examines the challenges female athletes face and identifies opportunities to improve gender equity in sports.

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