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Jennifer Siebel Newsom, documentarian and wife of Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, accepts her award as a “Woman of Distinction” from Senator Noreen Evans, Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus.
After earning her MBA from Stanford, Jennifer Siebel Newsom worked to provide micro-enterprise opportunities to women. She is also an actress and a filmmaker. Her documentary, Miss Representation, explores how media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power by promoting disparaging portrayals of women.