"Time 100" has record number of women | Deborah Dugan named first female president, CEO of Recording Academy | Aretha Franklin honored with Pulitzer Prize Special Citation
April 18, 2019
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Gen Z hopes for change, diversity
Gen Z hopes for change, diversity
(Center for Scholars & Storytellers)
The Center for Scholars & Storytellers took a look at Generation Z and found the group is diverse and hopes to change the world for the better and help create social change. "Neuroscientists have found that teenage brains are more cognitively flexible (able to adapt and change thinking more quickly). This may make the 61 million Gen-Zers more open to media messages about social change," said the Center for Scholars & Storytellers. Read more.
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"Time 100" has record number of women
"Time 100" has record number of women
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The 2019 "Time 100" list of most influential people includes 48 women, a record for the annual list, which includes Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Nancy Pelosi, Celine Dion, Ariana Grande and Michelle Obama. The list is made as a tribute to influential people worldwide.
Variety online (4/17) 
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Deborah Dugan named first female president, CEO of Recording Academy
Deborah Dugan named first female president, CEO of Recording Academy
Dugan (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Recording Academy's Deborah Dugan is expected to take over as president and CEO, succeeding Neil Portnow. Dugan, who will be the first female president and CEO of the company, must first have her pay package approved by the board before the placement is official.
Billboard (4/12) 
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Aretha Franklin honored with Pulitzer Prize Special Citation
Aretha Franklin honored with Pulitzer Prize Special Citation
Franklin in 2012 (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin posthumously received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, which makes her the first woman to ever win the award. Franklin received the award for her "indelible contribution" of more than 50 years to American music and culture, the Pulitzer board said.
The Hollywood Reporter (4/15) 
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Animated series set in Africa seeking female writers
Netflix is looking for black female writers to work on its animated series in partnership with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios and UK distributor Cake. Named "Mama K's Team 4," the series is set in Zambia and follows a group of teenage girls who work with a former secret agent to save the world.
KidScreen (4/16) 
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Ideas in Action
Geena Davis to discuss diversity at New Zealand Screen Summit
Geena Davis of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media will appear at the New Zealand Screen Summit in October to discuss diversity and women's rights. The summit is hosted by the New Zealand Film Commission and Women in Film and Television International.
The Hollywood Reporter (4/16) 
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Madeline Di Nonno discusses "See Jane," benchmark report on AAFCA podcast
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media CEO Madeline Di Nonno spoke about the Institute's "See Jane" campaign and the ideas the institute has championed over the last 15 years on a podcast for the African American Film Critics Association. Di Nonno discussed "The Geena Benchmark Report: 2007-2017," in which research shows that male leads are more prevalent in media and outnumber females 2 to 1.
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