2016 Global Symposium Los Angeles

October 26, 2016

Our 2016 Global Symposiums on Gender in Media was held in Los Angeles. It included two panels:

  • Unpacking Unconscious Gender Bias
  • If She Can See It, She Can Be It™: Media Impact on Women and Girls

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Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Global Symposium Los Angeles

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Geena Davis, Founder

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Madeline DiNonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium Audience

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Julie Ann Crommett, Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief, Google
and Madeline DiNonno, CEO

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Courtney McCarthy, Strategist of Computer Science Education in Media, Google

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Caroline Heldman, Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Shrikanth (Shri) Narayanan, Andrew J. Viterbi Professor of Engineering,
University of Southern California (USC)

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Hartwig Adam, Ph.D., Senior Staff Engineer, Google

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Grey, Ambassador for School of Doodle

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Julie Ann Crommett, Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief, Google; Tessa Blake, Filmmaker & Television Director; Philip Chung, Playwright, Director & Producer; Andrea Navedo, Actor, Jane the Virgin; Franklin Leonard, Host, Black List Table Reads

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Philip Chung, Playwright, Director & Producer; Andrea Navedo, Actor, Jane the Virgin; Franklin Leonard, Host, Black List Table Reads

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Tessa Blake, Filmmaker & Television Director

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Franklin Leonard, Host, Black List Table Reads

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Andrea Navedo, Actor, Jane the Virgin

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Philip Chung, Playwright, Director & Producer

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Madeline DiNonno, CEO; Gina Shay. Producer, Dreamworks Animation, Trolls; Shepherd Laughlin, Director, Trend Forecasting, J. Walter Thompson; Jaden Baez; Activist, Writer and Ambassador, School of Doodle; Gabrielle Carteris, President, SAG-AFTRA; Alison Eastwood, Actor, Producer & Director; Mercer Henderson, Founder, 4Girls Tech, LLC

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Gabrielle Carteris, President, SAG-AFTRA and Alison Eastwood, Actor, Producer & Director

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Gina Shay. Producer, Dreamworks Animation, Trolls

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Jaden Baez; Activist

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Gabrielle Carteris, President, SAG-AFTRA

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Shepherd Laughlin, Director, Trend Forecasting, J. Walter Thompson

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Mercer Henderson, Founder, 4Girls Tech, LLC

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium audience.

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium audience.

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Madeline DiNonno; Andrea Navedo, Actor, Jane the Virgin;
Gabrielle Carteris, President, SAG-AFTRA

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium staff, panelists and speakers.

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium attendees.

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Jaden Baez; Activist, Writer and Ambassador, School of Doodle and
Gabrielle Carteris, President, SAG-AFTRA

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Nosh McTaggart, Caroline Heldman, Julisa McCoy, and Linzi Juliano

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

USC researchers: Md Nasir, Alex Young, Shri Narayanan, Anil Ramakrishna, Krishna Somandapelli

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Christy Lee Hughes, Entertainment Outreach Advisor, GDIGM and Katherine Parkin

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

MSMU students: Jessica Flores, Isela Retana-Torres and Estefani Alarcon

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Madeline Di Nonno and Pina De Rosa

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Christy Lee Hughes, Jozanne Marie and Jennifer Suh

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Andrea Navedo, Actor, Jane the Virgin and
Caroline Heldman, Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium attendees.

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Andrea Navedo, Actor, Jane the Virgin and Gabrielle Carteris, President, SAG-AFTRA

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Caroline Heldman, Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles and
Elizabeth Kilpatrick, Development Director, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Geena Davis Institute Global Symposium Los Angeles

Symposium attendees.

IF SHE CAN SEE IT, SHE CAN BE IT
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