2016 Global Symposiums on Gender in Media – Mumbai

February 17-21, 2016

Our 2016 Global Symposiums on Gender in Media was held in Mumbai. The Mumbai Symposium was co-hosted by FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), Mumbai Chapter, the women’s wing of FICCI and sponsored by ITVS.

The Institute presented new global research which explores the influence of film audiences in the UK, India, Nigeria, France and Brazil funded by the Oak Foundation. The global symposiums will convene eminent entertainment content creators, business leaders, actors, directors, media personalities, policy makers, to engage in dialogue around the ìnstitute’s global research along with two panel discussions from leading entertainment industry personalities, content creators along with gender in media related subject matter experts.

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

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

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Locsi Ferra, Project Director, ITVS; Falguni Parodi, Chairperson, FICCI FLO Mumbai; Madeline DiNonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Rashmi Lamba, ED, FLO Film Festival

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Whistling Woods film student interviewing Dr. Abhijit Das, Director, Center for Health and Social Justice

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Locsi Ferra, Project Director, ITVS; Dr. Abhijit Das, Director, Center for Health and Social Justice; Prerna Dharni, Project Manager, Women and Girls Lead Global

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Selvi and her Daughter, film subject, Driving with Selvi; Elisa Paloschi, Filmmaker, Driving with Selvi; Caroline Heldman, Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Dr. Archana Gupta, President, FICCI FLO; Dr. Abhijit Das, Director, Center for Health and Social Justice; Rebecca Tavares, Country Representative – India UN Women Multi Country Office

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Dr. Archana Gupta, President, FICCI FLO; Rahul Bose, Actor, Social Activist ; Prerana Langa, Director, YES Foundation

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Rebecca Tavares, Country Representative- India UN Women Multi Country Office; Abhishek Srivastava, Project Director, Women and Girls Lead Global; Dr. Archana Gupta, President, FICCI FLO; Dr. Abhijit Das, Director, Center for Health and Social Justice; Rahul Bose, Actor, Social Activist; Prerana Langa, Director, YES Foundation

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Locsi Ferra, Project Director, ITVS, Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Caroline Heldman, Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Dr. Caroline Heldman, Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles and Lead researcher for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Rashmi Lamba, ED, FLO Film Festival, Nandita Das, Actor and Advocate on Issues of Social Justice, Meghna Ghai-Puri, Educationalist, Change Catalyst, Mahesh Bhatt, Veteran Film Maker and Falguni Parodi, Chairperson, FICCI FLO Mumbai

Geena Davis Institute 2016 Mumbai Global Symposium on Gender in Media

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