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Here's the latest on the Institute and Geena Davis.

September 26, 2013

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media joins with Global Knowledge Gateway to foster women’s economic empowerment

UN Women, in partnership with the government of Canada, unveiled the Global Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment, an effort to help empower women economically. The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is among the effort’s supporters. Watch Video or Read More…

August 27, 2013

Geena Davis stars in Funny Or Die’s new video

As an actress, gender-equality advocate and world-class archer, Geena Davis showcases her skills with amazing trick shots — while wearing her Rockford Peaches uniform from A League of Their Own, of course there’s a behind-the-scenes video, too. Read More...

July 01, 2013

UN Women Partners with Geena Davis on First-ever Global Gender in Film Research Study

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, has commissioned the study from Associate Professor Stacy Smith of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. Read More…

June 09, 2013

Geena Davis to keynote NEW Executive Leaders Forum

Oscar-winning actor and women’s advocate Geena Davis will be the closing keynote speaker at the NEW Executive Leaders Forum 2013, July 23-25, 2013 at the Terranea Resort outside Los Angeles. Read More…

May 30, 2013

Geena Davis reveals dream FLOTUS role

The Hill: She’s already played a fictional American president, but Geena Davis says she’s really aiming to step into… Read more…

May 29, 2013

An Evening with Geena Davis hosted by the Motion Picture Association of America

May 29, 2013

The "Evening with…" series, presented by the Motion Picture Association of America, brings leaders from the entertainment community to Washington, DC to discuss their careers, their passions and their experience in the industry.

Media coverage of the event:

Geena Davis (Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media), Congresswoman DeLauro and Girl Scouts

Geena Davis (Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media),
Congresswoman DeLauro and Girl Scouts

Geena Davis, Senator Dodd and Congress Woman DeLauro

Geena Davis, Senator Dodd and Congresswoman DeLauro

Geena Davis and Congress Woman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis and Debi Taylor Tate, Co-Chair of the Healthy MEdia Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls

Geena Davis and Debi Taylor Tate, Co-Chair
of the Healthy MEdia Commission for
Positive Images of Women and Girls

Geena Davis and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis (Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media)

Geena Davis (Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media)

Geena Davis and Karen Avery,Senior Director of Institutional Giving, PBS

Geena Davis and Karen Avery,Senior Director of Institutional Giving, PBS

Geena Davis and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis, Linda Kenney, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of MPAA and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis, Linda Kenney, Senior Vice President and General
Counsel of MPAA and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Geena Davis (Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media)

Geena Davis (Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media)

Girl Scouts at Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media Symposium

Girl Scouts

Karen Avery,Senior Director of Institutional Giving, PBS and Tamara Gould, Vice President of ITVS International

Karen Avery,Senior Director of Institutional Giving, PBS and
Tamara Gould, Vice President of ITVS International

Madeline Di Nonno, Chief Executive Officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Pat Harrison,  President and CEO, CPB and Tamara Gould, Vice President of ITVS International

Madeline Di Nonno, Chief Executive Officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Pat Harrison,
President and CEO, CPB and Tamara Gould, Vice President of ITVS International

Geena Davis, Senator Dodd and Congress Woman DeLauro

Geena Davis, Senator Dodd and Congress Woman DeLauro

Photo Credit: Joy Asico

May 29, 2013

Geena Davis: I want to play Roosevelt – Breanna Edwards

Daily Me: Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis hopes she hasn’t seen the last of her political… Read more…

May 28, 2013

Geena Davis seeks top billing for women

Politico: Geena Davis seeks top billing for women Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis has advocated for female representation for years now , and when… Read more…

May 22, 2013

Geena Davis on Gender, Media, and Perception

The Takeaway: Geena Davis is an Academy Award winning actress who’s been fortunate enough to play some truly trailblazing… Read more…

May 21, 2013

Geena Davis talks gender disparity in visit to Brighton school

Boston.com: The second graders at Brighton’s Winship Elementary School weren’t born when Geena… Read more…

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