Social Impact

Social Impact

In partnership with UCLA Anderson School of Management, FOX Sports Networks hosted 50 visiting sports executives from China last week. Working with the China Europe International Business School, UCLA facilitated a program on Sports & Leisure Management with the goal of expanding China’s national sports outreach.

Social Impact

In The New York Times’ Sunday Review opinion section, senior managing director at Lazard Freres & Co., lawyer and civil rights activist Vernon Jordan wrote a personal reflection inspired by “Hidden Figures.”

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes free screenings of “Hidden Figures” in honor of Black History Month, STAR India partnering with TED on a new Hindi talk show, “Legion” notching strong ratings and more.

TV

STAR India is continuing its drive for social change in India through the power of its programming with today’s announcement of “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” (“New Thinking”), a Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED, the nonprofit devoted sharing powerful talks by leading thinkers and doers with the world.

Social Impact

In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country.

Social Impact

The two-hour National Geographic special “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” celebrated its world premiere at the New York Times Center on Thursday, Feb. 2. The documentary accompanies National Geographic’s January issue, which dives into the world’s rapidly changing beliefs about gender in 2017.

Social Impact

21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Social Impact

Our social impact programs are a big priority at 21CF, from strategic philanthropy, leveraging programming to amplify a pro-social message or partnering with organizations doing good. As part of this commitment to drive a positive impact in the communities where our colleagues live and work, today 21CF has announced Liba Wenig Rubenstein as its Senior Vice President of Social Impact. The company has also promoted Vijay Sudan and Shira Oberlander, who launched 21CF’s social impact program in 2013, to Vice President, Social Impact.

Social Impact

Nearly 200 New York City high school students gathered at the Paley Center for Media on Dec. 10 to celebrate “Hidden Figures,” the highly anticipated feature from 20th Century Fox revealing the untold story of three African American women who played major roles in the Space Race of the 1960s.

Gerson A. Zweifach and his wife Jackie Zins, joined by James Murdoch at the New York Region of the Anti-Defamation League's 22nd Annual Human Relations Award Dinner on Nov. 17, 2016.
Photo credit: Michael Priest Photography
Events

Gerson A. Zweifach, Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel for 21st Century Fox, was honored by the New York Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at its 22nd Annual Human Relations Award Dinner on Nov. 17.