In the lead up to International Women’s Day, join Verity Firth, Executive Director Social Justice, in conversation with Francesca Donner, Director of the Gender Initiative at the New York Times.
Hosted by UTS Centre for Media Transition and Online News Association Australia, and in the long shadow of the global #MeToo movement, Donner will discuss how the Gender Initiative aims to elevate gender issues.
With an aim to amplify diverse women’s voices, lead the public conversation around women and gender issues globally, and engage female readers with The New York Times – her task is huge.
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Time: 12pm for a 12:15pm start
Location: UTS FASS 235 Jones Street, level 14, room 201
Light refreshments will be served. RSVP essential.
Donner was director of Times Insider, a New York Times initiative designed to take readers behind the scenes of Times journalism while elevating a culture of candour and transparency.
Before she joined The Times, Donner was a deputy editor at The Wall Street Journal, where she covered the business of management and worked on digital newsroom strategy.
Francesca grew up in the UK, is a graduate of Stanford and Brown universities in the U.S. and lives in New York City.