London, (ANI): Action star-turned-California Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger has appointed actress Geena Davis to a state
commission established to promote women's equality.
The Thelma and Louise star, a Democrat, was appointed
to California's Commission on the Status of Women on Tuesday,
reports the Daily Express. The nonpartisan panel works to promote
equality and justice for all women in areas such as education and
access to health care.
Earlier Davis, 54, has worked to promote the cause - she is
involved in the United Nations Development Fund for Women and is
founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which
encourages film and TV writers to create more roles for the fairer
The actress will serve on the commission for four years.