[ABU Special] Geena Davis on Gender Inequality in Media
On this week’s Seoul Report, we meet Geena Davis, an Academy Award winner who starred in such films as “Thelma and Louise”, “a League of their own”, and popular TV series “Commander in Chief.
As the International Telecommunication Union’s special envoy, Davis visited South Korea and delivered a speech at a forum, “Women with the Wave” of The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s General Assembly.
On the day that coincided with the United Nation’s International Day of the Girl Children (Oct. 11), the long-time advocate of women and girls spoke about her works aimed at diversifying media portrayals of women for children, and combat gender stereotyping.
Nick Neon, filmmaker & director
Jen Kim, Meejmuse, Makeup Artist & Beauty Vlogger
Violist Dale Kim, We Soloists
Col. Lee Hak-ki, Commander of MND Agency of KIA Recovery & Identification
Micah Hein, Actor on Music Show Wedding
Monica Nickolai, Vice President of the Daejeon Arts Collective (DJAC)
Claire Kyung Jin & Agnel Joseph, Literature Translation Institute of Korea
Pianist Alberto Moro & Guitarist Hunter Hamilton Mah
Sun Hyun-woo, Founder of Talk To Me In Korean
Michelle Kang, Seoul Global Center