The Online News Association invites you to join fellow digital media and technology leaders for a breakfast conversation exploring how women are leading change in the digital space and best practices on working across editorial and product to create innovative journalism projects.
This intimate, off-the-record talk on July 25, 2019, — led by Julia Beizer, Chief Product Officer of Bloomberg Media, and Dheerja Kaur, Chief Product Officer at theSkimm — will be hosted at New York City headquarters of the Associated Press. We’ll be welcomed by an AP Senior News Leader to kick off the day. You’ll have a chance to connect with other women, like you, who are forces for change in their newsrooms and offices, including some of the inspiring women in the Women’s Leadership Accelerator.
- 8:30-9 a.m. Registration and breakfast
- 9-10 Conversation and Discussion
- 10-10:30 Networking and end
About our speakers
Julia Beizer is the chief product officer of Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg L.P.’s global multi-platform media organization, shaping the company’s consumer-facing experiences across all platforms and devices. She is responsible for overseeing Bloomberg Media’s digital product portfolio of web, mobile, video, over-the-top platforms and distributed content partnerships, working across the newsroom, design, engineering, media distribution, and commercial organization. Prior to taking on this role, she was head of product, design and engineering for HuffPost, driving its first-ever redesign. Before that, she spent a decade at The Washington Post, working on both the news and product sides of the company. She currently serves on the board of Questback, an insights company, and Boolean Girl, a nonprofit that teaches girls how to code.
Dheerja Kaur is Chief Product Officer at theSkimm, a company that focuses on delivering news and information into the routines of female millennials. They have an audience of millions who engage with them daily via their various digital products. Prior to joining theSkimm, Dheerja was an engineering and product leader at ESPN, working across all of their digital products and spearheading major products like Grantland, some of their flagship apps, and a relaunch of ESPN.com.