What’s Happening at the Institute

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December 01, 2020

Entertainment Media is Changing the Equation for Women and Girls in Tech

Portrait: Craig Newmark • Credit: Amelia Langdon, Age 5 By Mary Ellen Holden The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media hosted its first-ever event for teens and young women (ages 13+), which was made possible by Craig Newmark Philanthropies in celebration of National STEM Day. Craig Newmark is widely known as a Web pioneer, […]

December 01, 2020

Giving Tuesday

Membership to the Institute grants you access to our slate of ongoing virtual events, as well as an incredible network of like-minded individuals, all passionate about ending unconscious bias in media and ensuring diverse representation on screen. This #GivingTuesday, we are thrilled to offer our See Jane Membership for as low as $14/month, now through December 3rd. Join us today!

November 16, 2020

Virtual See Jane Salon – Engaged As We Age: Changing the Script on Aging

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November 16, 2020

Older adults in popular films are erased, stereotyped and degraded. Why is this and what can we do about it? Join us as we talk about these important questions with an expert panel and present the Institute’s new report, in partnership with TENA, that evaluates representation of aging in the top films in Germany, France, the UK and the US.

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November 10, 2020

Geena Davis’ Educational Series ‘Mission Unstoppable’ Returns to CBS For Season 2

“Mission Unstoppable,” the weekend CBS educational/informational series from Litton Entertainment, has been picked up for a second season. The show, from executive producer Geena Davis and hosted by Miranda Cosgrove (who also serves as an EP), returns with new episodes in January. “Unique intersectional female characters in entertainment and media are essential to challenging negative […]

November 07, 2020

Virtual See Jane Salon Video – Becoming Women in Tech: What Does it Take?

See Jane Video November 7, 2020 Celebrate National STEM Day by hearing from an inspiring group of women in science and technology about their career paths, persisting through challenges, and the world-changing projects they’re working on now. This program is designed for young women 13 and up, but all are welcome.

November 02, 2020

Geena Davis Reacts to the ‘Dismal’ Findings of Her Center’s Study on Ageism in Hollywood: ‘It’s a Shame’

As a new study conducted by her organization and TENA (a popular female health + incontinence brand) shows, there’s still a long way to go. The results of the global Ageless Test, which examines how women ages 50 and over are portrayed in film, found only 1 in 4 films passed, with no women over […]

October 27, 2020

Virtual See Jane Salon – Engaged As We Age: Changing the Script on Aging

RSVP NOW November 16, 2020 9 a.m. PT/12 noon ET Older adults in popular films are erased, stereotyped and degraded. Why is this and what can we do about it? Join us as we talk about these important questions with an expert panel and present the Institute’s new report, in partnership with TENA, that evaluates […]

October 26, 2020

Influencer Screening – Radium Girls

RSVP NOW November 11, 2020 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET Live Q&A with Co-Directors Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler As an added bonus you will have an opportunity to hear from them directly. Film Synopsis Based on true events, teenage sisters Bessie (Joey King) and Jo (Abby Qiunn) paint glow-in-the- dark watch dials at […]

October 23, 2020

Virtual See Jane Salon – Becoming Women in Tech: What Does it Take?

RSVP NOW Saturday, November 7, 2020 1:30-3 p.m. PT Celebrate National STEM Day by hearing from an inspiring group of women in science and technology about their career paths, persisting through challenges, and the world-changing projects they’re working on now. This program is designed for young women 13 and up, but all are welcome. Live […]

October 22, 2020

Geena’s Op-ed in Social Investor Magazine

Don’t miss Geena’s latest op-ed article, “If She Can See It, She Can Be It,” featured in Social Investor Magazine. Geena discusses her theory of change; and how onscreen images can shift the cultural narrative, advance social and gender justice and impact real-life overnight. She makes a case for investors to finance content creators and […]

IF SHE CAN SEE IT, SHE CAN BE IT