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Jennifer Siebel Newsom

2021 Speaker

JENNIFER SIEBEL NEWSOM is a filmmaker, thought leader, and the First Partner of California. For more than a decade, she has been at the forefront of changing our society’s limiting gender norms and stereotypes. She wrote, directed, and produced three critically acclaimed and widely seen documentaries, Miss Representation, The Mask You Live In, and The Great American Lie and founded The Representation Project, a nonprofit that uses film and media to catalyze cultural transformation. Since becoming First Partner, Newsom has championed issues related to raising healthy, whole children and advancing gender equity including the launch of her first initiative, #EqualPayCA. She also serves as an appointed member of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, and is the co-founder of the California Partners Project which focuses on supporting women’s representation on boards, and helping communities better navigate the impact of media and tech on our kids. @jensiebelnewsom

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