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  1. KLRU Highlights Women Leaders in Austin

    June 11, 2012

    This week, KLRU-TV is launching a campaign to identify and bring a spotlight to local women leaders as part of the Women and Girls Lead public media initiative. Women and girls everywhere are stepping into leadership roles, working to improve their communities, and innovating in science, the arts, business, and governance. Yet there is still much to do to

  2. Geena Davis Says Women and Girls Lead in Nashville

    May 24, 2012

     The Academy Award-winning actor and advocate made her first visit to Nashville this week, speaking at multiple events devoted to empowering women and girls.On Thursday, Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership and The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media hosted the event: “A League of Their Own,” — featuring an

  3. International Rescue Committee Launches Report on Domestic Violence in West Africa

    May 24, 2012

    The International Rescue Committee is a partner of ITVS’s Women and Girls Lead campaign. Years after the end of war in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Ivory Coast ­— women continue to suffer violence at alarming levels and with shocking frequency. The primary threat to their safety is not strangers or men with guns; it is their husbands. This is among the

  4. Live Chat with Geena Davis on Women and Girls Lead

    May 22, 2012

    On Wednesday, May 23 at 3pm CT / 4pm ET — Women and Girls Lead advocate and Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis will participate in a live social screening and chat about women’s empowerment. Nashville Public Television will produce the event, which will stream the War Redefined (narrated by Davis), as episode from the acclaimed series Women War and

  5. Good Vibes Coming Out of the PBS Annual Meeting

    May 18, 2012

    This article was originally posted on Current.org.What a great week in Denver! There was a renewed sense of optimism and purpose among our public television colleagues. Many stations reported good revenue news and the programming looks very promising. I don't normally promote programming directly, but I have to say a standout moment for me was watching