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July 12, 2022

See Jane Salon – How Media Can Influence Cybersafety and Open Careers for Women and Girls

Join Geena Davis, Craig Newmark, and a panel of experts on July 25th for a special virtual discussion about making the world safer for women and girls. Register online now to reserve your spot!
June 28, 2022

How Media Can Influence Cybersafety and Open Careers for Women and Girls

Cybersecurity threats are escalating, and content creators can support Craig Newmark Philanthropies’ mission to protect everyday people. Learn how media can shift the narrative to make the world safer for women and girls.
June 23, 2022

Announcing #GirlsLeadSTEM – A New, Collective Voice for STEM Equity

Today, on International Women in Engineering Day, we’re thrilled to announce #GirlsLeadSTEM, a multi-sector effort to elevate the diverse voices of girls in STEM. Learn more at GirlsLeadSTEM.org
June 22, 2022

Mars Announces Progress in Drive to Increase Representation throughout Global Advertising

Mars, Inc. has published key findings of a comprehensive audit of representation in its global advertising. Mars has partnered with the Geena Davis Institute since 2018 to help the business measure representation and address bias in its marketing.
June 20, 2022

Purpose-Driven Progress: Advancing On-Screen Diversity and Inclusion Through Accountability

In partnership with Cannes Lions, this new study analyzes representation in Cannes Lions Film and Film Craft creative work from 2006 to 2021, with a focus on character portrayals in creative work from 2021.
June 07, 2022

This Is Us? How TV Does and Doesn’t Get Men’s Caregiving

In partnership with Equimundo, this new study analyzes male caregiving representations on TV and the impact it can have on parents, children, and teens in shaping expectations about caregiving and gender roles within families.

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