• Academy Award-winning Actress
A Conversation with Geena Davis
More than just an Academy Award winning actress, Geena Davis is a member of the Mensa society and a semifinalist for the US Olympic trials in archery. She is also founder of the non-profit Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, with the groundbreaking See Jane project for children's programming. No matter what she sets out to achieve, her passion is the reason she is making a difference in the world. Spoke at Town Hall on October 2, 2013.
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"My dear friend Henry Winkler was right....Yakima Town Hall's hospitality knows no bounds. You are warm, generous, yet seriously professional women and I can see why all your speaker guests request return invitations. And who knew they could cook colcannon in this part of the world. That was the most fantastic dinner and lovely reception. I'm heading west next year and will try to make a detour to Yakima. I'm sure you can guarantee me a full house." - Ronan Tynon, Ireland's Inspirational & Gifted Tenor