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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE INSTITUTE

November 17, 2022

See It, Be It: What Families Are Watching On TV – A Longitudinal Representation Study

Also available! Download this new longitudinal representation study, unveiled at our special Symposium event in New York on November 15th.
November 15, 2022

See Jane 2022 TV – See It, Be It: What Children Are Seeing on TV

Download our latest report, See Jane 2022 TV - See It, Be It: What Children Are Seeing on TV, which we premiered at our special Symposium event in New York on November 15th.
October 27, 2022

Symposium 2022 – #SeeItBeIt: What Families Are Seeing on TV

Join us for this special members-only in-person event on November 15 in New York where we'll present our new See Jane 2022 TV Study, hear from an acclaimed group of speakers, and more!
October 11, 2022

The LEGO Group Invites Girls to Stay Curious in STEAM Subjects on International Day of the Girl

Sobering statistics from the Geena Davis Institute and the LEGO Group show girls are still discouraged from STEAM fields from a young age when play is often gender stereotyped.
September 06, 2022

Lizzo Knows – and So Do You – that Media Impacts How People Judge Their Value

The Institute is so honored to receive the 2022 Governors Award from the Television Academy. Although we've made tremendous progress, there is still more work to be done! Donate today to keep the momentum going!
August 25, 2022

Order Geena’s New Book!

Institute Founder Geena Davis' hilarious and candid memoir Dying of Politeness is available October 11 from HarperOne Books! It's the tale of her "journey to badassery" — culminating in helping to lead the way to gender parity in Hollywood. Order yours today!

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