Members-Only Salon Events

See Jane Salons 2018

Attended by Leading Entertainment Industry and Corporate Influencers

LOS ANGELES

Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made

Hosted by 72 and Sunny
February 13, 2018

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the novel, Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made, by New York Times best-selling authors, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media will host an all-star performance of the beloved novel at 72 and Sunny in Los Angeles on Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The performance will feature award-winning actors, Mr. Obba Babatunde (Bold & Beautiful, Dreamgirls), Ms. Cheryl Lee Ralph (Moesha, Dreamgirls), and Ms. Fredericka Meek (General Hospital) along with a panel discussion on the state of women and girls of color in Hollywood and media led Madeline Di Nonno, CEO of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.

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Funny Ladies: Serious Business

Hosted by 72 and Sunny
August 14, 2018

Given the confluence of current events, late-night comedy television ratings are sky rocketing and stand-up comedy performances are proliferating on OTT and in comedy clubs. Female comedians have a powerful role in shifting cultural perceptions. Their humanity, insights and humor are inspiring hope and action. We’re bringing together female comedians and writers for an exclusive night of stand-up comedy, storytelling and empowerment. Our program will spark new perspectives on the role of humor in today’s world.

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Gen Z: Woke and Ready to Change the World

Hosted by CBS Entertainment
November 8, 2018

As our world is transforming into a diverse global culture, Generation Z is seeking entertainment that reflects the stories of their world and how they see themselves in society. This panel will convene a group of young actors who are paving the way for the next generation. We will hear what it’s like working in an evolving industry, how they are consuming media, and what they hope the media landscape will look like for future generations.

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New York

Mascots Matter: Gender and Race Representation in Branding

Hosted by J. Walter Thompson NYC
March 8, 2018

How are products being marketed to children through brand mascots? And what role does gender and race play? Are boys and girls being marketed to differently and if so how does that effect the way they perceive gender roles? Join us as we answer these questions and present the first findings from our Mascots Matter: Gender and Race in Branding Study.

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Funny Ladies: Serious Business

Hosted by 72 and Sunny
June 6, 2018

Given the confluence of current events, late-night comedy television ratings are sky rocketing and stand-up comedy performances are proliferating on OTT and in comedy clubs. Female comedians have a powerful role in shifting cultural perceptions. Their humanity, insights and humor are inspiring hope and action. We’re bringing together female comedians and writers for an exclusive night of stand-up comedy, storytelling and empowerment. Our program will spark new perspectives on the role of humor in today’s world.

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Hosted by SAG-AFTRA
November 12, 2018

 

CHICAGO

Check Your Lens: Why Intersectional Media Portrayals Matter

Hosted by Chicago History Museum
December 4, 2018

By the year 2020, more than half of the nation’s children are expected to be part of a minority group. By the year 2044, no one racial or ethnic group will dominate in the U.S in terms of size. This panel will explore best practices for addressing unconscious bias in media representations, the challenges faced by people who belong to multiple marginalized groups, and what we can do to achieve a more inclusive media landscape.

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