Population Institute’s 31st Annual Global Media Awards

The Population Institute’s Global Media Awards was held on December 2, 2010 in San Francisco. Thank you to Peter Bruce Photo and Video for the beautiful photos from this event.

Left: Distinguished journalist Rahul Singh has been chair of the Global Media Awards for 30 years!

Center: Population Institute president Billl Ryerson presenting the award for best article or series of articles to Steve Katz, publisher of Mother Jones magazine.

Right: Jennifer Brown accepting the award for best TV show on behalf of Australian documentary, “Dick Smith’s Population Puzzle.”

Left: I was just getting wound up.

Center: Urging the audience to “wear the shirt.”

Right: Getting serious now, as we talked about how the newly elected Congress is likely to bring back the Global Gag Rule and reduce or eliminate funding for domestic and international family planning.

Left: The Ritz Carlton is an incredibly beautiful hotel and all the audience was just as beautiful and committed to the cause.

Right: I took my 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, and looked through that lens to envision 9 Ways these Global Media Awards can change how the powerful think about women.

GLORIA FELDT is the bestselling author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, a sought-after speaker and frequent contributor to major news outlets, and the Co-Founder and President of Take The LeadPeople has called her “the voice of experience,” and among the honors she has been given, Vanity Fair named her one of America’s “Top 200 Women Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers,” she was named Glamour’s “Woman of the Year,” a She Knows Media Inspiring Woman, and a Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st century.

As co-founder and president of Take The Lead, she has created the most comprehensive initiative to prepare, develop, inspire, and propel women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. The women’s leadership nonprofit offers a variety of training programs and workshops including the 50 Women Can Change The World immersive, online courses, a free weekly newsletter, events including a monthly Virtual Happy Hour program and Take The Lead Day symposium that reached over 400,000 women globally in 2017.

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