PGA/UN Generation Equality: Extraordinary Women, Extraordinary Stories
This most-recent of the ongoing United Nations x PGA series examined how film and television producers, writers, directors, and creatives can work together with the UN to explore some of the most “UNique” stories and pressing challenges facing the world today. This third program in the series will focus on fresh new stories of women and will introduce you to unique and compelling experiences of extraordinary women working on the frontlines of the UN in some of the world's most dangerous places.
Speakers: Ramu Damodaran, Deputy Director of Outreach Division, UN Department of Global Communications, Wendy Calhoun, Executive Producer/Writer, Edgewood Place Entertainment, Nahla Valji, Senior Gender Advisor, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, United Nations, Madeline Di Nonno, President & CEO, Geena Davis Institute, Elaine Bogan, Director, "Spirit Untamed", Michelle K. Sugihara, Executive Director of CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment), Holly Gordon, Chief Impact Officer, Participant Media, Andi Gitow, Head of Advocacy, Entertainment Industry Engagement, and Civil Society, UN Department of Global Communications, Joung-Ah Ghedini-Williams, Head, Global Communications Service, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Pernille Ironside, Deputy Director, UNICEF, Dani Zapotoczny, Senior Director of Partnerships & Communications and Strategic Advisor to the United Nations Creative Community Outreach Initiative, Kate McCallum, Producer and William Nix, Producer.
A recording of the panels can be accessed at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN7kFcZ9GmI