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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…

May 19, 2013

Geena Davis talks of gender roles in media

The Boston Globe: Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis returns to Boston Tuesday to raise awareness of an issue she cares… Read more…

May 01, 2013

Geena Davis: Girls Need More Role Models in Media

WSJ Blogs, Actress Geena Davis speaks April 23 during a conference on women in Bern, Switzerland focused… Read more…

April 04, 2013

Geena Davis keynotes as the 2013 YWCA Inspire Luncheon in Seattle on April 30

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the YWCA Luncheons with actor and gender equity advocate Geena Davis on Tuesday, April 30 at the Washington State Convention Center. Read More…

April 02, 2013

Geena Davis talks about gender imbalance in films

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal’s Rebecca Blumenstein in reference to the “Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the U.S. Economy” report, Geena Davis talks about the perception of women as seen in the media and about what has and has not changed in the past sixty years during The Wall Street Journal’s Task Force for Women in the Economy. Watch the Interview or Read More…

March 04, 2013

Evening with Geena Davis at Scripps College Performing

Geena Davis, an advocate and Academy Award-winning actor, will discuss gender equality in the modern media.Read More…

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