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.
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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