Press Conference: Launch of the first-ever global study on gender images in popular films
Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The first-ever global study on female characters in popular films was commissioned by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, with support from UN Women and The Rockefeller Foundation and conducted by Stacy L. Smith and her research team at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. The investigation analyses popular films across the most profitable countries and territories internationally, including Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea, United States, United Kingdom, as well as UK-US collaborations.
Geena Davis, Founder and Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media;
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director;
Stacy L. Smith, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California
When/where: 2 p.m., 22 September 2014, McGraw Hill Financial, 1221 Ave of the Americas, New York.
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