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July 31, 2020

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July 27, 2020

“If He Can See It, Will He Be It?” Salon: Highlights and Insider Insights

On June 23rd, we unveiled a new report on the representation of masculinity in boys’ television. Our invitation-only event featured introductions and related insights from Institute Founder and Chair Geena Davis and Actor and Kering Foundation Board Director Salma Hayek Pinault along with President & CEO of Promundo, Gary Barker and three leading male advocates/feminists, Justin Baldoni, Wade Davis, and Joshua Rush.

June 28, 2020

The Baby-Sitters Club, Coming to Netflix

As temperatures rise, so does the anticipation for the launch of the contemporary adaptation of Ann M. Martin’s beloved young adult book series The Baby-Sitters Club on Netflix. The 10-episode series releases at a time when demand for babysitting is high, and it will be a welcome addition to families across the country who hunger for normalized lives. The show the relationships and experiences of a group of girlfriends as they navigate middle school, and the challenges inherent in starting their babysitting business.

June 24, 2020

Bias & Inclusion in Advertising: An Analysis of 2019 Cannes Lions Work

Today at LIONS Live, Cannes Lions and The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary’s University, have released the results of a major study that examines representations of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBTQ+, disability, age, and body size in Cannes Lions ads from 2006 – 2019.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Our Board of Advisor Geralyn Dreyfous’s movie is out TODAY! Watch it on Netflix!
With unprecedented access to ICE operations, as well as moving portraits of immigrants, this docuseries takes a deep look at US immigration today.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_xVKy58YuwThis documentary series offers a unique and nuanced view of the ongoing struggles in America's broken immigration system. SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/29qBUt7 Ab...
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Monday, August 3, 2020

This is a movement!⁠⠀
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Why do social movements matter? ⁠⠀
Our VP of Research & Insights Dr. @CarolineHeldman and Senior Researcher Dr. Ninochka McTaggart can tell you exactly why. ⁠⠀
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If you missed their informative and insightful talk during our Virtual Teach Ins don’t worry, we have the full video on our Youtube Channel, link in bio! Check out Ninochka and Caroline explaining how the #BlackLivesMatter movement has changed since 2015 and the difference from the civil right movement.⁠⠀
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Have your questions answered by experts! Join us for Virtual See Jane Salons by becoming a member. Learn how to become a member and join the movement, email Jazmin@SeeJane.Org
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This is a movement!⁠⠀
⁠⠀
Why do social movements matter? ⁠⠀
Our VP of Research & Insights Dr. @CarolineHeldman and Senior Researcher Dr. Ninochka McTaggart can tell you exactly why. ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
If you missed their informative and insightful talk during our Virtual Teach Ins don’t worry, we have the full video on our Youtube Channel, link in bio! Check out Ninochka and Caroline explaining how the #BlackLivesMatter movement has changed since 2015 and the difference from the civil right movement.⁠⠀
⁠⠀
Have your questions answered by experts! Join us for Virtual See Jane Salons by becoming a member. Learn how to become a member and join the movement, email Jazmin@SeeJane.Org
IF SHE CAN SEE IT, SHE CAN BE IT