Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Jennifer is a filmmaker, actress, spokesperson and advocate. She wrote, directed and produced the documentary film Miss Representation, which debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and made its national broadcast premiere on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. She is the Founder and CEO of MissRepresentation.org, a call-to-action campaign to empower women and girls to challenge limiting labels in order to realize their potential.
Newsom graduated with honors from Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business. She worked in Africa, Latin America, and Europe on assignments with Conservation International, a global environmental organization, where her primary focus was providing micro-enterprise opportunities to women. After business school, she moved to Los Angeles where she performed in numerous films and TV shows, including In the Valley of Elah, Something’s Gotta Give, Rent, The Nanny Express, Trauma, Life, Mad Men, and Numb3rs. Newsom formed Girls Club Entertainment, LLC as an umbrella entertainment company to develop and produce independent films with strong social, political, and cultural significance, focused primarily on empowering women. Newsom is married to California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and they have two children.http://www.jennifersiebel.com