California Policy Summit 2018

California Policy Summit 2018

Jennifer Siebel Newsom


Speaker's Biography

Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Filmmaker; Founder and CEO, The Representation Project


Jennifer Siebel Newsom is a filmmaker, CEO, advocate, and thought leader. After graduating from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, she wrote, directed, and produced the 2011 award-winning documentary Miss Representation. As a result of Miss Representation’s powerful impact, she launched The Representation Project, a nonprofit that uses film and media as a catalyst for cultural transformation. Her second film as a director, The Mask You Live In, premiered in 2015 and explores how America’s narrow definition of masculinity is harming boys, men, and society at large. Jennifer is also an executive producer on two Emmy Award-Winning documentaries, The Invisible War and The Hunting Ground, and she serves on the Advisory Council for the Imagine Kids Bus Project, as well as the Common Sense Media Gender Initiative. Jennifer resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and their four young children.

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