[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.
Steven K. Lee, President, George Mason University Korea
Violinist Ning Feng
Kim, Jungjun, Senior Advisor, 2016 Seoul Hanok Expo
Alina Gratschner & Carlo Jacobs, Accelerate Korea
Kim Dae-sik, Founder of Open Lab
SeJin Koh, President & CEO, KBS Symphony Orchestra & Soprano Kathleen Kim
Mark Brazeal, International Business Developer, Indie CF
Mike Chinoy, Senior Fellow at the USC US-China Institute
Professor Sora Kim Russell, Ewha Womans University
Filmmaker Josh Kim