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Two Easy Steps to Make Hollywood Less Sexist
Geena Davis’ Two Easy Steps to Make Hollywood Less Sexist “We are in effect enculturating kids from the very beginning to see women and girls as not taking up half of the space." Read Geena's guest column in
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Gender in Media News

Monday, August 21, 2017

Today we celebrate Kim Cattrall, born August 21, 1956. Kim is an English-Canadian actress, best known for her iconic role as Samantha Jones in Sex and the City, for which she won the 2002 Golden Globe for Best Supporting actress.

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Today we celebrate Kim Cattrall, born August 21, 1956. Kim is an English-Canadian actress, best known for her iconic role as Samantha Jones in Sex and the City, for which she won the 2002 Golden Globe for Best Supporting actress. 

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I am happy to share my bday with such an awesome lady!

Amazing woman. Probably because she is a scouser at heart.

HB2UUUUUU ANDMANYMORE! ! ! ♡

Happy Birthday...lovely lady

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Monday, August 21, 2017

"We notice that in each transition we lose girls. Each graduation there's less girls. So that's why I wanted to work on the kids show, at a young age kids have a gender bias. Getting kids when they are young and being persistent with it is important.
Mentoring kids is so important." NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Amy Mainzer, Astronomer and Research Scientist
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

By 2018 there will be 1.2 million US job openings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them.

On Tuesday, August 15, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media brought together a diverse panel of the media makers who are advocating for more portrayals of women and girls in STEM for an exclusive members only Salon event hosted at Google.

CEO Madeline DiNonno moderated a panel that included Lesley Chilcott Filmmaker and Producer, An Inconvenient Truth, Code Girls; Amy Mainzer, Astronomer and Research Scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Greta McAnany, Co-Founder/COO of Blue Fever and Diana Skaar, Head of Business Development Robotics. #STEM #NASA #ShesGotDRIVE #SeeJane Google

Check out the panelists here: seejane.org/membership/salon-stem-trends-media/
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We notice that in each transition we lose girls. Each graduation theres less girls. So thats why I wanted to work on the kids show, at a young age kids have a gender bias. Getting kids when they are young and being persistent with it is important.
 Mentoring kids is so important. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 
Amy Mainzer, Astronomer and Research Scientist
NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory

By 2018 there will be 1.2 million US job openings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them. 

On Tuesday, August 15, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media brought together a diverse panel of the media makers who are advocating for more portrayals of women and girls in STEM for an exclusive members only Salon event hosted at Google.

CEO Madeline DiNonno moderated a panel that included Lesley Chilcott Filmmaker and Producer, An Inconvenient Truth, Code Girls; Amy Mainzer, Astronomer and Research Scientist at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Greta McAnany, Co-Founder/COO of Blue Fever and Diana Skaar, Head of Business Development Robotics. #STEM #NASA #ShesGotDRIVE #SeeJane Google

Check out the panelists here: https://seejane.org/membership/salon-stem-trends-media/
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