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January 19, 2021

The Cast of Endlings Sparks Timely Conversations about Emotional Health, Social Justice and Climate Change

Left to right: Michela Luci (Tabby), Edison Grant (Johnny), Kamia Fairburn (Julia), and Cale Ferrin (Finn). Photo credit: Sinking Ship Entertainment. By Mary Ellen Holden The sci-fi adventure series Endlings premiered its 12-episode second season on Hulu on January 15th. The series, set 20 years in the future, releases at a time when anxiety is […]

January 07, 2021

Mission Unstoppable Season 2 Launch

Attention Girl Squad: Calling All Future Scientists! RSVP NOW Saturday, January 30, 2021 1 p.m. PT • 4 p.m. ET Join Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly), host and Executive Producer of Mission Unstoppable and Institute Founder and Executive Producer Geena Davis, for an interactive, live event where we will talk all things STEM! Prepare to get your […]

January 07, 2021

Influencer Screening – Endlings

RSVP NOW January 14, 2021 4 p.m. PT • 7 p.m. ET Join us for a live virtual advanced screening of the premiere episode of Season 2 of Endlings! Immediately followed by a Q&A with the cast and creator! Panelists include: Edison Grant, Johnny Kamaia Fairburn, Julia Michela Luci, Tabby Cale Ferrin, Finn J.J. Johnson, […]

December 16, 2020

Starz Commitment to Inclusive Storytelling Lights Up Opportunities

Inclusive storytelling focused on women, and other underrepresented groups have been a priority for Starz before becoming a media industry imperative in front of and behind the camera. Earlier this year, Alison Hoffman, former Chief Marketing Officer of Starz, was promoted to a newly expanded position as President, Domestic Networks. I had the opportunity to sit down with Alison to learn more about their commitment to women and inclusion.

December 11, 2020

Influencer Screening – Trafficked

Join us for a live virtual advanced screening of a never-before-seen episode of National Geographic’s Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller.

December 09, 2020

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December 01, 2020

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

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, for founding the online classified ad service craigslist.

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 […]