First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom is the First Partner of California and a filmmaker and thought leader at the forefront of changing our society’s limiting gender stereotypes and norms. She wrote, directed, and produced the award-winning, evergreen documentaries “Miss Representation” and “The Mask You Live In” in addition to the soon to be released “The Great American Lie.” She also founded The Representation Project, a nonprofit that uses film and media to catalyze cultural transformation.  Jennifer’s films have been seen by over 28 million people worldwide, and The Representation Project’s social action hashtag campaigns have reached more than 830 million people. 

 

The Office of the First Partner is dedicated to lifting up women and their families, breaking down barriers for our youth, and furthering the cause of gender equity in California. For more information on the First Partner’s initiatives, click on the graphics below: 

 

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California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and LA84 Foundation Team Up to Host Sports Equity Roundtable 

First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls Announce 14 New Signatories to #EqualPayCA Pledge to Help Close the Pay Gap in California

New signatories include major California employers Gap Inc., Intel, Box and Cisco SACRAMENTO – Today, First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom has announced 14 additional signatories to the California Pay Equity Pledge, bringing the total number of companies to 27. By...

TODAY: Governor Newsom and First Partner Newsom to Join Members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus to Make a Major Budget Announcement Ahead of the May Revise

TODAY: Governor Newsom and First Partner Newsom to Join Members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus to Make a Major Budget Announcement Ahead of the May Revise

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom will make a major budget announcement today alongside First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus ahead of the release of the May Revise. The Governor will unveil his full May Revise...

Governor Newsom to Issue Proclamation Declaring El Día de los Niños, First Partner to Lead Statewide Celebrations of Bilingual Learning and Early Childhood Education and Investment

Governor Newsom to Issue Proclamation Declaring El Día de los Niños, First Partner to Lead Statewide Celebrations of Bilingual Learning and Early Childhood Education and Investment

SACRAMENTO – Marking Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s commitment to lifting up California’s children, tomorrow the Governor will issue a proclamation declaring April 30th as El Día de los Niños, “Children’s Day.” To celebrate, the First...

First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls and TIME’S UP Launch #EqualPayCA to Help Close the Pay Gap in California

First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls and TIME’S UP Launch #EqualPayCA to Help Close the Pay Gap in California

Together they are releasing new resources from the Commission’s Pay Equity Task Force and challenging businesses to commit to pay equity in the workplace. They are also announcing 13 inaugural signatories to the Office of the First Partner and CCSWG’s CA Pay Equity...