Women of Colour in Journalism

From being pigeonholed to tell BAME stories to being excluded from industry awards, what challenges do black and minority ethnic women face in journalism today?

Join our panel on March 8 as they talk honestly about the issues that women of colour only usually whisper about to each other and learn what can be practically done to improve and nurture diversity in the newsroom.

Anjana Ahuja  joins the panel –  Anjana is former Times columnist and feature writer, now a contributing writer and science commentator at the Financial Times.

With Megha Mohan of the BBC, Victoria Sanusi of BuzzFeed, freelance journalist Aisha Gani, and Afua Hirsch, author of Brit(ish).

Where: Wiggin LLP, 10th Floor, Met Building, 22 Percy Street, W1T 2BU

When: March 8

Times : 18.30 start  – panel sits at 19.15. Drinks 20.15. ends 21.00

Tickets : Members £10, non members £20, students £5 ( plus eventbrite fee)


Date for diary –  annual WIJ / FT event  – MAY 3 – KEEP IT FREE


Becky Barrow, News Editor of the Sunday Times (chair)

Sarah Gordon, Business editor of the Financial Times
Lisa Bachelor, deputy news editor of the Observer

Kalpana Fitzpatrick, finance editor of Hearst Magazines and consumer editor of Good Housekeeping

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