Real Talk With the Women’s Leadership Accelerator

  • Thursday, Sep 22 – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PT (21:30 – 22:30 UTC)
  • Location: Emerald Bay
  • Not available virtually
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Looking to give your career a boost? Connect with a group of people working to make journalism better? Hear great insights and energizing advice? You’ve found the right session. Join a conversation with graduates of ONA’s Women’s Leadership Accelerator, a year-long, intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women pushing digital innovation.

This session is designed for:

  • Those interested in participating in ONA’s Women’s Leadership Accelerator in the future
  • Hiring managers looking for outstanding candidates and job seekers looking for inspiration
  • Anyone who is interested in making journalism better through better leadership - and real talk


Rubina Madan Fillion
Director of Strategy, Opinion, The New York Times

Ankita Rao
News Editor, The Guardian

Liriel Higa
Senior Partner Manager, Twitter

Dana Amihere
Executive Director, AfroLA

Brittany Grant


Kelsey Proud
Learning Director, Online News Association