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  1. Women and Girls Lead, Front and Center in NYC

    October 6, 2011

    The multi-year public media initiative anchored several high-profile events in New York last month with actor Geena Davis and other key members of the Women and Girls Lead team. The campaign made a big splash in Manhattan on Tuesday, September 21st with a panel at Mashable's Social Good Conference at the 92nd Street Y, entitled: Women and Girls Lead: Where

  2. Meridian, ITVS, and CPB Celebrate Global Women’s Empowerment

    September 21, 2011

    Last week, ITVS and CPB celebrated the launch of the Council on Women’s Leadership and the Women and Girls Lead initiative at the Meridian International Center in Washington, D.C.  On Thursday, September 15, Meridian, ITVS, and CPB, celebrated the launch of the Council on Women’s Leadership and shared a special preview of the Women and Girls Lead

  3. Women and Girls Lead, Live from the 92nd Street Y

    September 20, 2011

    Last week, ITVS announced the roll-out of major national PBS broadcasts for its Women and Girls Lead campaign. The three-year public media initiative will educate, focus, and connect viewers with more than 50 acclaimed documentaries. Now, the campaign is off and running with several high profile events taking place this week in New York City. Here, BTB

  4. Geena Davis Expects Women and Girls to Lead

    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

  5. ITVS in the News

    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