What’s Happening at the Institute

Here's the latest on on our work.

July 29, 2021

Thinking Outside the Man Box

Geena Davis and Glow-Up Games CEO Mitu Khandaker discussed the results and takeaways of our new study about masculinity in games and online communities at the Game Developers Conference. Read the GamesIndustry.biz article: https://gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-07-23-thinking-outside-the-man-box

July 29, 2021

Geena Davis on Increasing Opportunities for Women on Screen

Geena Davis sat down with “CBS Sunday Morning” to discuss representation on-screen and her work with the Institute. Thirty years after the Oscar-winning actress starred in the transcendent tale of female friendship “Thelma & Louise,” Geena Davis is still fighting to improve opportunities for women in the film industry. She talked with correspondent Tracy Smith […]

July 19, 2021

Virtual See Jane Salon – API Representation Report and Panel

AUGUST 3, 2021  Join us online August 3rd for this premiere event, conversation with acclaimed panelists, and launch of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media’s new groundbreaking research study: I Am Not a Fetish or Model Minority: Redefining What it Means to be API in Entertainment. This inaugural study investigates Asian and […]

July 19, 2021

Influencer Screening – Kung Fu Live Q&A

JULY 20, 2021 On Tuesday July 20th, we held a live Q&A with the Creators and select Cast Members of the CW’s hit show, Kung Fu. RSVPs received advance access to watch the season’s final episode prior to our live Q&A event on Tuesday.   WATCH THE EVENT      PANELISTS: Olivia Liang | […]

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 […]