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Geena Davis (Lecture + Book Signing)

November 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

An inspirational evening with this two-time Academy Award-winner as she speaks about her career, new book and her work with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media engages film and television creators to dramatically increase female characters, and reduce gender stereotyping in media made for children.

BOOK SIGNING
Purchase Geena’s new memoir and have it signed after the show. 

ABOUT // Academy Award-winning actor; Founder & Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Two-time Academy Award winner Geena Davis is one of Hollywood’s most respected actors, appearing in several roles that became cultural landmarks, such as Muriel Pritchett in The Accidental Tourist, Thelma in Thelma & Louise, and Dottie Hinson in A League of Their Own. She is also a world-class athlete (at one time the nation’s 13th-ranked archer), a member of the genius society Mensa, and is now recognized for her tireless advocacy of women and girls, as Founder and Chair of the non-profit Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which engages film and television creators to dramatically increase the percentage of female characters, and reduce gender stereotyping, in media made for children.
The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media was recently honored with the Governors Award at the Emmy Awards, “in recognition of their efforts to promote gender balance and foster inclusion throughout the entertainment industry.”

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