What’s Happening at the Institute

Here's the latest on on our work.

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

November 11, 2020 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET Watch Now: See Jane On Demand 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- […]

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 […]

October 20, 2020

Disney Advisory–Stories Matter

Stories Matter. We can make an impact, we can make a change. We are extremely proud to serve on the Advisory council which has made great strides for diversity and inclusion with their new content, Advisory Message, to ensure open dialogue and spark conversation about representation. “Because happily ever after doesn’t just happen. It takes […]

October 20, 2020

Underrepresentation and Misrepresentation Have No Place in Advertising Today–Insights from the Geena Davis Institute

Advertising has the power to move culture forward, but continued underrepresentation and misrepresentation in ads is holding back more than just brands. I discussed the new research in a (virtual) Q&A with The Institute’s CEO, Madeline Di Nonno. This accomplished business leader and former cross-industry marketing executive provided a unique perspective on the disconnect between […]

October 06, 2020

Exorcist Exclusive Cast Q and A 2020

Join us as we dive into the world of ‘The Exorcist’ with the cast for a Q and A session. Watch Video…

September 29, 2020

Movio’s Audience Diversity Algorithm Can Predict Box Office Success

The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the social justice movement and a pause in filmmaking, has provided the movie industry and audiences alike with the rare opportunity to catch up to the evolution of the moviegoing experience.

IF SHE CAN SEE IT, SHE CAN BE IT