#GirlsLeadSTEM Campaign Kick-Off

#GirlsLeadSTEM event by Geena Davis Institute showcased empowering talks on gender equity in STEM, highlighting the need for diverse representation and inclusive opportunities.
Friday, September 16, 2022

In an era where innovation is key to societal advancement, the critical importance of diversity and inclusion in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) cannot be overstated. Recognizing this imperative, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, a leader in advocating for gender parity in entertainment and media industries, is set to launch an inspiring initiative aimed at catalyzing change and empowering the next generation of female leaders in STEM. The #GirlsLeadSTEM campaign, kicking off with an unprecedented event featuring a lineup of distinguished speakers and panelists, marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing effort to foster a more inclusive and equitable STEM landscape. Join us as we delve into the event details, featuring insights from renowned advocates, thought leaders, and rising stars in the STEM and entertainment sectors.

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About #GirlsLeadSTEM

While women have made gains in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) career fields, persistent gaps remain. The U.S. continues to fall short in empowering young women to lead the way, especially those who are marginalized. Until now. #GirlsLeadSTEM will celebrate the girls who lead their STEM journeys and empower them to raise their voices to inspire each other and share what’s still needed to close gaps in STEM equity.

Thanks to our partners and sponsors for making this event possible!

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