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February 10, 2018

In Memoriam: David Poindexter

February 10, 2018 — Population Media Center (PMC) is saddened by the loss of David Poindexter. David worked with PMC’s founder and president, Bill Ryerson, long before PMC was founded. Knowing David as colleague and friend for 47 years, Bill cites David’s mentorship as what enabled him to...

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January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Discusses Family Planning and Population

January 15, 2018 — Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday, January 15th, is a holiday in the United States. He was an incredible leader, speaking and organizing across the country and giving many famous speeches including the infamous “I have a dream” speech. He was a leader of the...

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January 10, 2018

rePROS Fight Back: A Podcast for everything sexual and reproductive health and rights

January 10, 2018 — The first year of the Trump/Pence administration brought with it incredible attacks on sexual and reproductive health and rights. With policies, both international and domestic in scope, that are impacting the health and lives of people around the world, Population Institute has launched rePROS...

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December 19, 2017

Population Media Center Partners with Marketing Team in Guatemala to Stop Teen Pregnancy and Sexual Abuse

December 19, 2017 — Population Media Center (PMC), an international nonprofit that creates hit entertainment to address women’s rights and the environment, is celebrating a new partnership this holiday season. PMC has partnered with an international advertising agency, Lafábrica&jotabequ/GREY, to create a new hit radio show in Guatemala....

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December 12, 2017

Assessing Budgets from Burundi to Haiti: Susan Jones Joins Population Media Center

December 12, 2017 — Every business needs good accounting to succeed, and that becomes more challenging when your organization is split across continents, languages, and currencies. That challenge appealed to Susan Jones, Population Media Center’s (PMC) new Finance Associate, who will contribute to PMC’s overall plan to triple...

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November 21, 2017

Population Media Center Selects Associate Vice President of Development, Kiren Bansal

November 21, 2017 — Population Media Center (PMC), an international nonprofit leader in entertainment-education dedicated to women’s rights and the environment, has selected Kiren Bansal to serve in the newly-created role of Associate Vice President of Development. This role is charged with shaping the strategy for contributed income...

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November 14, 2017

Looking to the Future: Population Media Center Staff from Around the World Gather

November 14, 2017 — Meetings started on Monday, October 23rd after resident representatives had arrived in the United States from Guatemala, Nepal, Burundi, Nigeria, Haiti, and others. It was the beginning of a week to plan strategically about improving operations and expanding the impact of Population Media Center...

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November 1, 2017

First Annual #GETREEL Campaign Success

November 1, 2017 — Population Media Center (PMC) launched its first annual #GETREEL campaign this fall. The 6-week effort was designed to increase awareness about the realities faced by women and girls and raise $200,000 for addressing gender inequality around the world. #GETREEL ran September 12 – October 24 and succeeded in reaching...

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August 22, 2017

Volunteer with PMC this Fall! Time to #GETREEL

August 22, 2017 — On September 12, 2017, Population Media Center (PMC) will kick-off our first ever Annual Campaign – #GETREEL. It’s an opportunity to #GETREEL about the rights of women and girls and the power entertainment has to make a difference. We want you to participate! We are looking...

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August 16, 2017

Musician Brings Unity and Hope for Social Change to Rwandan Radio Show, Umurage

August 16, 2017 — You can’t have a hit show without some catchy music. Last month Population Media Center (PMC) launched a new radio show Umurage (“Inheritance for a Better Future”) across eight radio stations in Rwanda and Igor Mabano, 22, also known in Rwanda as “Drummer,” made...

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