What’s Happening at the Institute

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June 20, 2021

UNICEF’s Gender Equality Leaders Discuss the Impact of Private Sector Advertising

By Mary Ellen Holden In collaboration with UNICEF and its partners, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media unveiled a new Gender Bias and Inclusion in Advertising in India report at a Virtual See Jane Salon on April 21, 2021. This research assessed the role of advertising media in reinforcing and challenging harmful gender […]

June 17, 2021

Influencer Event – Camp GoldieBlox: Adventures at Eureka Point

  See Jane Video SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2021    Get the First Look! Everyone who RSVPed received advanced access to stream the first two episodes of the show prior to the live virtual event. Camp GoldieBlox: Adventures at Eureka Point is developed in partnership with IF/THEN, an initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies. A group of […]

May 18, 2021

Influencer Screening – American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

LIVE Q&A WITH FILMMAKER GRACE LEE   RESERVE YOUR SPOT REGISTER TODAY   Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:30pm PT | 4:30pm ET In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us on May 26th for a live Q&A with award-winning filmmaker Grace Lee. All registrants will receive access to watch her Peabody winning […]

May 13, 2021

Nielsen’s New Research Prompts Advertisers to Defund Hate

By Mary Ellen Holden This month, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media celebrates the vibrant and diverse culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and their contributions to society. Industry data and consumer insights have identified Asian Americans as a driving force in the U.S., both as cultural influencers and powerful consumers. […]

April 26, 2021

Virtual See Jane Salon – Behind the Scenes: The State of Equity and Inclusion in TV Writing

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:00pm PT | 3:00pm ET Go behind the scenes with The Geena Davis Institute and TTIE (Think Tank for Inclusion & Equity). Join us as we analyze the 2020 survey data from TV writers. The survey found that 37.9% of writers who witnessed problematic content in their most recent writers room, […]

April 06, 2021

Virtual See Jane Salon – Gender Representation in Advertising in India

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:00am PT | 12:00pm ET | 21.30 IST Join the Institute in partnership with UNICEF as we unveil our new research report on gender representation in advertisements on TV and YouTube, through analysis of the 1,000 most viewed ads in 2019 in India. The findings of this research are a benchmark […]

April 01, 2021

Wolfwalkers Celebrates The Power of Friendship, Empathy, and Discovery

Photo Credit: Apple By Mary Ellen Holden Powerful and empowering, the folk animated feature film Wolfwalkers, seven years in the making, is nominated for Best Animated Feature for the upcoming Oscars and EE British Academy Film Award (BAFTA). The co-production between Irish studio Cartoon Saloon, and Melusine Productions has been widely recognized and celebrated throughout […]

March 11, 2021

Download Facebook’s Guide for Businesses

Isabela Humphrey, a Mexico City-based illustrator and visual designer, created the artwork for Facebook’s new guide for businesses that celebrates women’s history, culture and community with insights and inspiration for Women’s History Month and beyond. But not only is it a celebration, it’s a moment of reflection on the gender imbalance women still face in […]

March 08, 2021

Closing The STEM Gender Gap Across Borders Through Research, Policy & Partnerships

By Mary Ellen Holden Related Links Research Study Creators’ Toolkit On this International Women’s Day, we spotlight Hannah Young, a seasoned diplomat with the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office who currently is the Deputy Consul General at the British Consulate General New York. Hannah is a proven leader, driving progress and stemming the gap […]

February 26, 2021

OpenGate Entertainment Breaks The Hollywood Pitch Paradigm

Photo Credit: OpenGate Entertainment By Mary Ellen Holden OpenGate Entertainment is disrupting the traditional Hollywood pitch process. Through data-driven marketing, OpenGate identifies unique stories from a diverse group of content creators. OpenGate develops creative concepts through a multi-stage process to create a compelling, salable pitch package. Co-Founders Mike Anderson and Jeff Hood, both successful technologists […]

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