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I Am Not a Fetish or Model Minority: Redefining What it Means to be API in Entertainment

  • 03 Aug 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • webinar

Join online August 3rd for this premiere event, conversation with acclaimed panelists, and launch of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media’s new groundbreaking research study: I Am Not a Fetish or Model Minority: Redefining What it Means to be API in Entertainment.

This inaugural study investigates Asian and Pacific Islander (API) representation in the largest grossing family films in the U.S. along with a landmark survey of API entertainment content creators. This study will provide critical insights to drive progress for more authentic representations.

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EVENT HOSTS:
Madeline Di Nonno | President and CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Jennifer Suh | Senior Manager, Industry Outreach, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

OPENING REMARKS:
Geena Davis | Founder and Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media 
Michelle Sugihara | Executive Director, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) 
Bing Chen | President and Co-Founder, Gold House

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

PANEL MODERATOR:
Craig Robinson | EVP and Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal

PANELISTS:
Margaret Cho | Comedian, Actor, Musician, Advocate and Entrepreneur
Christopher Kahunahana | Filmmaker and Award-Winning Artist 
Christina M. Kim | Executive Producer & Co-Showrunner, Kung Fu 
Jane Lee | Manager of Original Animated Series, Netflix 
Fawzia Mirza | Writer/Creator/Director




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