See Jane Salon – Women Pioneers in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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June 10, 2014

How can media encourage girls and women to pursue careers in science? One way is to feature exciting and dynamic portrayals of female scientists in movies and TV shows. Sounds easy enough, but the Institute’s 2012 research on the career occupations of female characters in family films, prime time and children’s television showed that there was a 15:1 ratio of male to female characters in science. Why is this so important? Because by 2018, there will be 1.2 million US job openings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them. This See Jane Salon will showcase real women pioneers in STEM along with entertainment industry leaders who are creating great female characters in Science.

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See Jane Salon at Google

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See Jane Salon Panelists: Andrea Fernandez, Dr. Kathy Magliato, Taryn O'Neill, Jaime Paglia, Christina Reynolds, Amanda Segel, Laura Faye Tenenbaum and Moderator, Megan Smith

Panelists: Andrea Fernandez, Dr. Kathy Magliato, Taryn O’Neill, Jaime Paglia, Christina Reynolds, Amanda Segel, Laura Faye Tenenbaum and Moderator, Megan Smith

See Jane Salon at Google

Vincent Bruzzese, CEO, C4; Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; and Geena Davis

See Jane Salon - Panelist Taryn O'Neill and Annie Tedesco

Panelist Taryn O’Neill and Annie Tedesco

See Jane Salon - Andrea Fernandez, Dr. Kathy Magliato, Taryn O'Neill, Geena Davis, Jaime Paglia, Christina Reynolds, Amanda Segel, Madeline Di Nonno, Laura Faye Tenenbaum and Moderator, Megan Smith

Andrea Fernandez, Dr. Kathy Magliato, Taryn O’Neill, Geena Davis, Jaime Paglia, Christina Reynolds, Amanda Segel, Madeline Di Nonno, Laura Faye Tenenbaum and Moderator, Megan Smith

See Jane Salon - Geena Davis, Crystal Kung and Rob Minkoff

Geena Davis, Crystal Kung and Rob Minkoff

See Jane Salon - Katherine Pieper, USC, Dr. Stacy Smith, USC, Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Kate Brandt, Warner Brothers

Katherine Pieper, USC, Dr. Stacy Smith, USC, Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Kate Brandt, Warner Brothers

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