Genna Davis Institute for Gender in Media is a non-profit program which engages film and television creators to dramatically increase the percentage of female characters---and reduce danger stereotyping --in the media made for children 11 and under.
In her speech she addressed that in almost all her roles she plays is a strong women. This is true through her part of the first female President on ABCs hit show Commander in Chief. Currently, Davis plays Dr.Nicole Herman on Grey's Anatomy.
Some of her other films included Toostsie, The Fly, Beetlejuice, Earth Girls Are Easy, Angie, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Stuart Little and A League of Their Own. <----- My TWO FAVS!
Some very interesting points that I feel were valid in her speech are: