Symposiums on Gender in Media

Global Symposiums 2016 Los Angeles

Our 2016 Global Symposiums on Gender in Media was held in Los Angeles on October 18 at 3 p.m. PT.

The global symposiums convene eminent entertainment content creators, business leaders, actors, directors, media personalities, policy makers, to engage in dialogue around the ìnstitute’s global research along with two panel discussions from leading entertainment industry personalities, content creators along with gender in media related subject matter experts.

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Geena Davis



Julie Ann Crommett

Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief, Google

Madeline Di Nonno

CEO Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Hartwig Adam, Ph.D.

Senior Staff Engineer Google

Caroline Heldman

Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College, Los Angeles

Courtney McCarthy

Strategist of Computer Science Education in Media, Google

Shrikanth (Shri) Narayanan

Andrew J. Viterbi Professor of Engineering, University of Southern California (USC)


Unpacking Unconscious Gender Bias

 If She Can See It, She Can Be It™: Media Impact on Women and Girls

Jaden Baez

Activist, Writer and Ambassador, School of Doodle

Tessa Blake

Filmmaker & Television Director

Gabrielle Carteris

President. SAG-AFTRA

Philip Chung

Playwright, Director & Producer

Alison Eastwood

Actor, Producer & Director

Mercer Henderson

Founder, 4Girls Tech, LLC

Shepherd Laughlin

Director, Trend Forecasting J. Walter Thompson

Franklin Leonard

Host, Black List Table Reads

Andrea Navedo

Actor, Jane the Virgin

Gina Shay

Producer, Dreamworks Animation, Trolls

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