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October 17, 2021

See Jane 2021: Looking Back and Moving Forward

This new report shines a light on the past five years, identifying trends, highlighting progress, and pinpointing where we need to keep pushing the Industry to improve in programming for all ages.
October 11, 2021

LEGO Ready for Girls Creativity Study

Research conducted by the LEGO Group and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the purpose of this new study is to better understand whether and how “creativity” is gendered. Download the full report online.
October 07, 2021

Disney’s Reimagine Tomorrow Digital Destination Celebrates Inclusion for Everyone

Reimagine Tomorrow champions accurate representation in media and entertainment. A home for inclusion, this digital destination spotlights the state of DE&I in its content and workforce alongside its aspirations.
September 21, 2021

Chris Nee and Kerri Grant Bring Invisible Communities and Careers to Life in Ada Twist, Scientist, Coming to Netflix

Chris Nee and Kerri Grant grew up not seeing themselves. Today, they're lauded for bringing inclusion to kids programming on- and off-air. Their new Netflix series, Ada Twist, Scientist, continues that vision.
September 08, 2021

Video Gaming for Good – The Time is Now, Learn How

How can gaming promote healthy boyhood to manhood? What actions can companies take to improve inclusion in the video game ecosystem? Industry experts provide insights and strategies that work.
September 08, 2021

Influencer Screening – Ada Twist, Scientist Live Q&A

EVENT POSTPONED (new date will be posted soon). Join us online for an upcoming live Q&A with the creators of Ada Twist, Scientist, the new animated preschool series premiering September 28 on NETFLIX.

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