Em Pennington serves as a Program Coordinator for the Group Effort Initiative. She graduated from Columbia College Hollywood with a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Television. She started out working as a production assistant on multiple student films and with Brian Graden Media, as well as interning for Pantheon Entertainment before becoming a GEI participant her junior year.  

Em is enthusiastic about helping to change the entertainment industry by uplifting unique and underrepresented groups. She has a lifelong affinity for random adventures, nature, film, and writing bad poems.