A program that aims to inspire young women to enter the STEM fields through role models has just been created, IF/THEN. […]
Mashable: New STEM initiative is partnering with Girl Scouts and ‘Project Runway’ to inspire future STEM trailblazers
On Monday, March 4th, Lyda Hill Philanthropies, which funds science projects and research, announced a $25 million initiative called IF/THEN that seeks […]
Dallas Morning News: ‘Project Runway’ episode is part of Dallas foundation’s $25M push to make 100 women scientists famous
Lyda Hill Philanthropies is spending $25 million to promote the work of women scientists. On Monday, March 4th, the Dallas […]
STEM Connector: Hey Hollywood, Now’s the Time to Show More Positive Roles of Women and Girls in STEM
As the world prepares for the upcoming Oscars, Hollywood has a chance to change its ways. Many TV shows and […]
Inc. Magazine: Geena Davis Talks Tracking Hollywood’s Diversity Data, Advocating for Women in STEM, and Not Playing Role Models
The actor, who founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media in 2004, discusses its new report on women in STEM, how #MeToo is changing Hollywood, and whom she’s playing next.
Chicago Tribune: On TV and in movies, men outnumber women nearly 2-to-1 in STEM roles. That may threaten girls’ interest in tech careers.
Women are outnumbered by men nearly 2 to 1 in science, technology, engineering and math roles on TV and in movies, and a new study suggests that dramatic imbalance might be discouraging girls from pursing STEM careers.
IFLScience: Media Portrayals Of Women In Science Are No Better Now Than A Decade Ago, Researchers Find
Quick – what was the most recent film you saw that featured a woman scientist? How about an ethnic minority scientist? How about both?
Join the Lyda Hill Philanthropies and Geena Davis’ Institute on Gender in Media in LA on October 9th for the launch of “Portray Her”
Join Geena Davis and Lyda Hill as they bring together content creators, change makers and thought leaders focused on empowering women for the release of this new research.
Roles on the screen largely reinforce the message that scientists are white men. The portrayal of jobs in science, technology, […]