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Closing the Gender Gap: Watch The Video

Here's video from "Closing the Gender Gap: A Forum on Women in Journalism Leadership," which I moderated this week at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The focus was journalism, but the conversation covered issues that affect women in all professions.

 

With me on the panel (left to right) are Rachel Smolkin of Politico, Susan Goldberg of National Geographic, Madhulika Sikka of NPR, Carolyn Ryan of the New York Times, and Anders Gyllenhaal of McClatchy Newspapers.

 

As you will see, the audience is also filled with experts and lively voices!

 

 

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Closing the Gender Gap in Leadership

NPC This week, I had the honor of moderating a forum at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Our focus was on the gender gap in journalism. Women are underrepresented in leadership and management roles and have yet to achieve equity in pay.

 

These issues aren't exclusive to media -- that's for sure. They affect women in most all professions. Using data and research, we examined the barriers that still exist for women and how to knock them down.

 

If you'd like to read more about the advice from experts, click on this link for coverage from Poynter.org. Or check out this take from the National Press Club's website.

 

The National Press Club will be posting video of the 90-minute program with leaders of The New York Times, NPR, National Geographic, Politico and McClatchy publications as well.

 

There's lots of work to be done, so leadership genuinely reflects the whole spectrum of our population.

 

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