[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.
Andrew Salmon, Freelance Journalist
Deborah Smith, Translator of 'The Vegetarian'
Katherine Ann Corteza, Director, Itaewon Global Village Center
Jane Mahoney, Content Editor, 10 Magazine
Lawrence Blackman & Wynsum Foreman, Look But Don’t Touch Art Tour
Tim Chae, Partner, 500 Startups
Alok K. Roy, Secretary General, Busan Foundation for International Cooperation
Bag Designer Ellie Chung, CEO of Pomme d’Ellie
Professor Paul Heritage, Queen Mary University of London