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See Jane Salons 2019

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LOS ANGELES

Status of Equity and Inclusion in Children’s Television

Hosted by CBS Entertainment
November 20, 2019

With a robust fall television season powering up, the Institute will present its latest GD-IQ machine learning tool insights for children’s television. This new analysis reveals that girls in lead and co-lead roles have achieved historic gender parity onscreen, however, this representation doesn’t extend to supporting characters in the same shows. Other findings focused on intersectionality and dimension will be presented, followed by a panel discussion featuring prominent children’s TV industry executives who will share best practices and case histories on how they are addressing representation in stories told through Family television.

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Gotta Keep on Tryin’!

Hosted by 72andSunny
February 13, 2019

2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration
Shining A Spotlight on Women in Literature and Hollywood

Join us for the 2nd Annual Black History Month celebration that will once again shine a spotlight on women and girls of color in Hollywood and Media using literature as its entry point. The evening will feature dramatic readings from the works by New York Times best-selling authors, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant, along with the newest release of the novel, Blurred Lines, by Courtney Parker and Mona Scott Young. An empowering panel discussion will follow on the current state of women of color in Hollywood and Media. The panel will also highlight recent research studies by Baylor University as well as Creative Artists Agency and shift7. The former study found that movies starring women of color had strong staying power (which equals profitability) in movie theaters on an average of 20 weeks. The latter study looked at movies, from 2014 to 2017, and found that films with female leads earned more than their male-led counterparts. With all of the great successes and progress for women in 2018, there is still more work to do. We “Gotta Keep on Tryin!”

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CHICAGO

Intersectionality Matters: In Advertising, Hollywood & Leadership

Sponsored by Julian Grace Foundation and in partnership with Full Spectrum Features
November 13, 2019

Please join us as we celebrate this year’s achievements. On November 13th, we will present the key findings of our groundbreaking See Jane 2019: Historic Gender Parity in Children’s Television Report, and highlight statistics from our Rewrite Her Story Report in partnership with Plan International as well as our Bias and Inclusion in Advertising Report. We will also host a panel of thought leaders working to improve the media landscape for women and girls. We have accomplished so much in 2019, and we look forward to sharing it all with our members and partners in Chicago.

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NEW YORK

Intersectionality Matters: In Advertising, Hollywood & Leadership

Hosted by Luminary
June 24, 2019

Entertainment media has a profound influence on our society as it can show women and girls that their options and aspirations are limitless. This message is highly relevant as our world becomes increasingly intersectional and global in scope. Join us for fresh insights on critical issues of the day at a special See Jane Salon that provides a sneak peek at two new research studies just released by the Institute: Getting Intersectionality in Advertising Right and Taking the Lead: Girls and Young Women on Changing the Face of Leadership a global report developed in partnership with Plan International. Our research will be followed by a Fireside Chat with prominent industry executives and a private, advanced screening of This Changes Everything, from executive producer Geena Davis, an investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the industry.

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Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made

Hosted by 72andSunny
February 20, 2019

Black History Month Celebration
Shining A Spotlight on Women in Literature and Hollywood

Join us for the 20th anniversary celebration of Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made, by New York Times best-selling authors, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant at 72andSunny in Brooklyn. The event will feature stage readings by actors from the award-winning and beloved DeBerry and Grant novels followed by a panel discussion.

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