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Host Committee

Scott Anderson, President & CEO
Zion’s First National Bank

Vincent Bruzzese, CEO
Worldwide Motion Picture Group

Geralyn Dreyfous, Founder
 IMPACT Partners Film Fund

Wendy Garen, President & CEO
 The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

Brian Gott, Director
UCLA Burkle Global Impact Initiative 

Brown Johnson

Geraldine Laybourne, Chairman
Alloy, Inc.

Nina Tassler, President
CBS Entertainment

Franca Virgili, Partner
The Cheyenne Group

Jacki Zehner, President
The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation


Elizabeth Kilpatrick
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
(714) 475-3885 


The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is the only research organization working collaboratively with entertainment media industry leaders to engage, educate and influence them to recognize the need for gender balance, address stereotyping and objectification and produce a wide variety of female characters for entertainment targeting children 11 and under.


The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is a project of Community Partners, a 501(c)3 organization.