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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE INSTITUTE

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

Pre-order Geena’s New Book!

Institute Founder Geena Davis' hilarious and candid memoir Dying of Politeness is coming out 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. Pre-order yours today!
August 15, 2022

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to Receive the 2022 Governors Award

The Television Academy has named the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media as the recipient of the 2022 Governors Award! Watch us receive the award during the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12 (NBC).
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

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