Updated: Jan 5, 2019
The Geena Davis Institute (GDI) on Gender in Media held its 5th Global Symposium on Gender in Media on Sept. 28th, 2017 at Google’s NYC Headquarters.
By Mnemosyne founder, Danelle M. Brown, was amongst a panel of creative professionals working within the realm of STEM/STEAM and storytelling. The purpose of the symposium was to engage and educate the media community about GDI’s latest findings and to also share best practices to drive dramatic change to the content and programming that children and adults are consuming, as it pertains to gender representation and narratives in media that contains a STEM narrative..
In addition to premiering the organization’s latest GD-IQ 2.0 analysis, and a brief look at 2017 family films, the symposium marked GDI’s first STEM event in New York City. Guests included content creators, business leaders, actors, directors, media personalities, and policy makers. For more event and GDI information, please visit here.