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June 3, 2011
ITVS Education Manager Annelise Wunderlich profiles one of our newest followers on Twitter: Teresa Ann Isaac, the former mayor of Lexington, Kentucky and a major advocate of women’s leadership. We met Teresa Ann Isaac via Twitter, when she messaged about the live chat we co-hosted with PBS NewsHour last month on Bhutto and women’s leadership. Turns…
June 2, 2011
The New York Times op-ed columnist is behind the recently announced primetime television special Half The Sky, which premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens in fall 2012.Last month, BTB unveiled ITVS and CPB’s investment in Half The Sky, a primetime television special and multi-platform project based on New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl…
June 2, 2011
Oscar-winning Actor Geena Davis helped launch ITVS' Women and Girls Lead campaign at the PBS Annual meeting in Orlando, FL. Here, Davis describes why she has so much faith in the power of public media and the power of women and girls. During the conference, Davis discussed her own work on gender discrimination in media, as well as ITVS' multi-year…
May 31, 2011
A sampling of coverage from The New York Times, indieWIRE, NPR and more… New York Times: A TV Project Planned on Female Leadership The Independent Television Service and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are teaming up for a three-year, 50-film project called “Women and Girls Lead,” which will put a documentary spotlight on leadership roles of…
May 25, 2011
Women and Girls Lead officially launched at last week's PBS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Watch the below panel discussion on the multi-year public media campaign moderated by Patricia Harrison and featuring: Geena Davis, Paula Kerger, Sheryl WuDunn, and Abigail Disney.