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women in media

eXXpedition-Women Who Fight Climate Change

Exxpedtion is an all-women voyage group who travels around the globe on remote parts with a goal to raise awareness about plastic pollution.

Emily Penn launched eXXpedition n 2014 seeing the volume of plastic in the oceans as she sails around the world.  Their aim is to recognize the extent of plastic pollution and understand the types of plastic that are present in our oceans.

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Empower Women And Girls in 10 Simple Ways

Empower women and girls in your own simple ways. We’ve listed our suggestions on how you can become a sister.

What is women’s empowerment?

Women empowerment includes efforts aimed at encouraging young girls and women with a mentality of can-do instead of can’t-do.

It is building an environment where women have a voice and they are being heard and respected.

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Apple VP Lisa Jackson and the All-Recycled iPhone

Who is Lisa Jackson and why is she pushing for iPhones to be 100% recyclable?

Lisa Jackson is Apple’s head of environmental initiatives. Since Jackson joined in 2013, she has started initiatives toward sustainability, for example, Apple’s decision to use 100% clean energy and the dismantling Robot Daisy.

Advocacy groups have criticized the billion dollar company of bypassing efforts with regards to minimizing manufacturing waste. 

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Global Partner Spotlight: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Founded by Academy Award-winning actress and advocate Geena Davis, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media promotes education and research to raise awareness about gender issues in media, particularly television and film.

Their educational component includes curricula to teach students how to be savvy media consumers.  The institute does extensive research to capture and compile data on women and girls in media.

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