Innovation Showcase 2014 / Conversations in Journalism
ons in Journalism
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism’s first ever student-led conference Conversations in Journalism 2014 took place on Saturday April 5, 2014 in New York City. The event was a day of women-led discussions on the craft, technology, and prospects of journalism.
Conversations in Journalism 2014, presented by Columbia Journalism School Women in Media, provided a unique opportunity for journalism students, alumni, and professionals to hear from leaders and innovators with a wide range of experience and engage in discussions on the pressing topics facing the industry today. The conference highlighted female professionals who have put theory into practice to achieve continued success throughout their careers. They shared their professional and personal journeys with conference attendees, provided a diversity of thoughts and opinions on how to be an effective leader and take action to realize one’s career and personal goals.
Networking opportunities at the conference allowed participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in today’s new media climate. By engaging in active discussion and hearing from industry experts on topics ranging from diversity and discrimination, to data, disruption and innovation, conference attendees had the opportunity to reflect on their own ambitions and plot their own futures.