International Women’s Day Event: Miss Representation Screening

International Women's Day Event: Miss Representation Screening

Thu Mar 8 2018, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The media is selling the idea that girls’ and women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and not in their capacity as leaders. Boys learn that their success is tied to dominance, power, and aggression. We must value people as whole human beings, not gendered stereotypes.” – The Representation Project

As part of Ellevate Network’s celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Ellevate Network is hosting chapter-wide screenings of Miss Representation, a documentary focused on how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

Ellevate Network is proud to be partnering with AirBnb for our in San Francisco screening.

Ticket price includes dinner and drinks after the movie.


About the feature film:

Miss Representation includes stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists, and academics like Lisa Ling, Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Rosario Dawson, Jackson Katz, Jean Kilbourne, and Gloria Steinem. The film offers startling facts and statistics to leave audiences shaken and armed with a new perspective.

In response to overwhelming public demand for ongoing education and social action in support of the film’s message, Newsom founded the organization that has become The Representation Project in April 2011. Using film as a catalyst for cultural transformation, The Representation Project inspires individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes so that everyone, regardless of gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation or circumstance can fulfill their human potential.



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