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Thursday, August 1 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Candid Convos: Gender Inequality and Women Leadership

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This isn’t your typical conversation about breaking the glass ceiling or finding a work/life balance. Join a conversation with women news executives about the unforeseen challenges and rewards of managing a newsroom, the role of mentorship and how we can create a pipeline for future women leaders of color.

Sponsored by CNN

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Johnita Due

Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for WarnerMedia News & Sports, WarnerMedia News & Sports
Johnita P. Due is Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for WarnerMedia News & Sports, the parent company of CNN. Based in CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, she reports to Jeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia News and Sports & President, CNN Worldwide._x000D_... Read More →
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Ellana Lee

SVP CNN International, Managing Editor Asia Pacific, & Global Head of Features Content, CNN
Ellana Lee is the network’s most senior executive outside of the United States. As head of the Asia Pacific region and its editorial output, she manages CNN's award-winning on-air news programming produced there, including the correspondents and newsgathering teams across eight... Read More →
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Erica Henry

Southeast Region Newsgathering Director, CNN
Erica Henry is the southeast region newsgathering director for CNN/U.S. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations for CNN's Atlanta and Miami bureaus, and she coordinates CNN's correspondents, reporters and producers to break news and find distinctive, compelling stories... Read More →
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Nima Ahmed

Director of Dayside Programming, CNN
Nima Ahmed is Director of Dayside Programming at CNN. She oversees 35+ hours of programming a week working with multiple Executive Producers and anchors throughout the daypart. She helps drive the editorial mission for the shows and works to navigate breaking news as it develops... Read More →
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Mitra Kalita

SVP, CNN Digital News & Programming, CNN
S. Mitra Kalita is the senior vice president for news, opinion and programming at CNN Digital. She oversees CNN’s homepage, the most powerful news site in the world, the alerting team, national news, photography and off-platform efforts such as Apple News, Amazon Alexa and... Read More →

Thursday August 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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