Geena Davis Institute: Global Symposium on Gender in Media

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Geena Davis Institute: Global Symposium on Gender in Media

Monday, October 18, 2021

Begins at 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

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The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and the SAG-AFTRA Foundation are pleased to extend a special invite to SAG-AFTRA members to participate in the Institute's annual Global Symposium.

You will receive the Zoom link to log into the Symposium Webinar one hour before it begins. See below for more information and the list of speakers. Please reach out to Jazmin Borad at jazmin@seejane.org with any questions.

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Join the Geena Davis Institute, Nielsen, USC Viterbi and the SAG-AFTRA Foundation as we present our latest research, insights and tools on evaluating diversity, equity and inclusion for onscreen representation in popular television over the past five years. We will hear from global leaders in the Industry examining if and how we have progressed in children’s content over this time.


Opening Remarks
G
eena Davis | Founder and Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Event Moderator
Madeline Di Nonno
| President and CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
 
USC/GD-IQ Presentation
Shrikanth (Shri) Narayanan | Professor and Niki & C.L. Max Nikias Chair in Engineering, USC

Research Presentation
Ninochka McTaggart Ph.D.
| Associate Vice President, Research and Insights, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Nielsen Insights
Stacie M. de Armas | SVP, Inclusive Intelligence and Initiatives, Nielsen
 
Panelists
Peyton Elizabeth Lee
| Star of Disney+ Original Series, Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.
Miranda May | Star of Disney Channel's Comedy Series, BUNK'D
Sidney Clifton | SVP of Animation and Mixed Media, The Jim Henson Company
Charlie Cooper Henniker | Head of Film Production, LEGO
Diane Ikemiyashiro | VP, Current Series, Disney Junior
Kristofer Updike | VP of Development, Peacock Kids

Global Insights
Mounia Aram | Founder and President, Mounia Aram Company
Tejonidhi Bhandare | CEO, Reliance Animation
P. Jayakumar | CEO, Toonz Media Group
Charlene Tan | Director of Original Production & Development, Kids APAC
Erika Vogt | Director of Programming and Acquisitions for HITN Television and Digital Services