The Freedom Forum Institute’s Power Shift Project marks the publication of the new book, “There’s No Crying in Newsrooms: What Women Have Learned about What It Takes to Lead,” with a conversation featuring current and past leaders in the media industry.
The book, written by Kristin Grady Gilger and Julia Wallace, tells stories of remarkable women who broke barriers at media organizations around the country over the last four decades.
“There’s No Crying in Newsrooms” features interviews with nearly 100 female pioneers who share their lessons about what it takes to succeed in media or any other male-dominated organization.
The panel includes:
The Power Shift Project is a national industry-wide initiative to improve the quality and future of journalism by improving the diversity, equity and culture of news organizations. The project’s goal is workplace integrity, defined as environments free of harassment, discrimination and incivility and filled with opportunity, especially for those who have traditionally been denied it.
A book signing will follow the program.