What’s Happening at the Institute

Here's the latest on on our work.

January 12, 2023

Virtual See Jane Salon – Closing the Cyber Gender Gap

  RESERVE YOUR SPOT REGISTER TODAY Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:00 noon PT | 3:00 pm ET | Virtual Event  Women make up only 24% of the cybersecurity workforce, despite the fact that women make up 51% of our global population. With over 600,000 cyber security jobs currently sitting open it’s now more important than […]

January 05, 2023

Nominate a Woman Who Is Flipping the Status Quo and They Could Receive $10,000 to Fund Their Flip!

The Geena Davis Institute is so excited to be partnering with M&M’S® in celebrating their first-ever all-female packs and to help find amazing amazing women who benefit their communities, transforming the world around them by trailblazing new paths for others and creating a space where everyone feels they belong. Who are the women breaking down […]

November 18, 2022

Virtual See Jane Salon – Gender & Advertising: Powerful Drivers to Change Stereotypes & Impact Social Norms

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and UNICEF in partnership with the Spotlight Initiative launched our latest research studies reviewing advertising in the Caribbean and Mexico and its links to gender equality, gender norms, and violence against women and girls. For See […]

October 27, 2022

Symposium 2022 – #SeeItBeIt: What Families Are Seeing on TV

November 15, 2022 6pm-7pm Reception, 7pm-9pm Program Google 85 Tenth Avenue New York, NY 10011 Join us for the presentation of the See Jane 2022 TV Study: #SeeItBeIt: What Families Are Seeing on TV along with a groundbreaking study in partnership with Google AI team Muse (Media Understanding for Social Exploration) of the representation in […]

October 11, 2022

The LEGO Group Invites Girls to Stay Curious in STEAM Subjects on International Day of the Girl

The LEGO Group marks International Day of the Girl with a new campaign to encourage girls to stay curious about STEAM subjects and careers. New and sobering statistics from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and the LEGO Group show girls are still discouraged from STEAM fields from a young age when play […]

August 25, 2022

Order Geena’s New Book!

Institute Founder Geena Davis’ hilarious and candid memoir Dying of Politeness is available October 11, 2022 from HarperOne Books! It’s the tale of her “journey to badassery” — culminating in helping to lead the way to gender parity in Hollywood. Order yours today!

August 15, 2022

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to Receive the 2022 Governors Award

(LOS ANGELES – Aug. 15, 2022) — The Television Academy today announced the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the leading organization on gender equality, as the 2022 Governors Award recipient in recognition of their efforts to promote gender balance and foster inclusion throughout the entertainment industry. The Governors Award honors an individual, company […]

July 12, 2022

See Jane Salon – How Media Can Influence Cybersafety and Open Careers for Women and Girls

  Monday, July 25, 2022 12:00 noon PT | 3:00 pm ET | Virtual Event Craig Newmark Philanthropies recently committed $50 million to support a broad coalition of organizations dedicated to educating and protecting everyday Americans amid new and escalating cybersecurity threats. Craig Newmark has been a longtime partner and supporter of the Geena Davis […]

June 28, 2022

How Media Can Influence Cybersafety and Open Careers for Women and Girls

By Mary Ellen Holden In April, Craig Newmark Philanthropies (CNP) committed more than $50 million to support a broad coalition of organizations dedicated to educating and protecting everyday Americans amid new and escalating cybersecurity threats. Craig Newmark has been a longtime partner and supporter of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. When we […]

June 23, 2022

Announcing #GirlsLeadSTEM – A New, Collective Voice for STEM Equity

While women have made gains in STEM career fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), persistent gaps remain. The U.S. continues to fall short in empowering young women to lead the way, especially those who have been historically under-represented. Until now. We are thrilled to announce that in October 2022, #GirlsLeadSTEM, a new national, multi-sector effort […]

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