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Geena Davis is an American actress, film producer, writer, former fashion model, and a women's Olympics archery team semi-finalist. Davis is fronting the Women's Sports Foundation campaign Geena Takes Aim in support of Title IX, an Act of focusing on equality in sports opportunities, now expanded to prohibit gender discrimination in United States' educational institutions. In 2005, Davis teamed up with the non-profit group, Dads and Daughters, to launch a venture dedicated to balancing the number of male and female characters in children's TV and movie programming.Davis launched The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media in 2007. The Institute's first focus is an on-the-ground program that works collaboratively with the entertainment industry to dramatically increase the presence of female characters in media aimed at children and to reduce stereotyping of females by the male-dominated industry.
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