2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Wednesday, September 21 • 09:00 - 10:30
Women at the helm

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This session highlights the important role women play in media and journalism. The three speakers bring forth their diverse and extensive experiences in training women journalists, heading top media houses, and scaling newer heights. Since each of the speakers come from geographically diverse places they bring forth their unique perspectives of how gender dynamics play out in the regions they have lived and worked. They will speak about the future of women in media and journalism by highlighting the successes of women in this field as well the challenges and constraints women in this profession continue to face.

Rapporteur for the session: Dessi Damianova, Program Manager South and Southeast Asia, Free Press Unlimited.

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Laurent Allary

Advisor to the General Manager, CFI
Laurent Allary is an advisor to the General Manager at CFI, the French media cooperation agency. In his position, he has contributed to restructuring the company around the official development assistance mandate of the French government. CFI works around 4 major fields of activity... Read More →

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Hermien Kleden

Chief Editor, Tempo English Weekly
Hermien Kleden, Indonesia, is the Chief Editor of Tempo English Weekly. She is also a senior journalist with the Tempo Media Group and a member of the Tempo Newsroom Executive Board. She has over 28 years of experience in journalism and is the recipient of SK Trimurti Award, 2009... Read More →
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Rana Sabbagh

Founder | Executive Director | Journalist, ARIJ
Rana Sabbagh is executive director at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) – the region’s leading media support network spreading the culture of “accountability journalism” in nine Arab states since 2005.She has dedicated the last 33 years of her career as journalist, columnist and media trainer to promote free speech, independent media, “accountability journalism” and human rights.As former chief editor of the Jordan Times (1999-Jan 2002), she became the first Arab female in t... Read More →

Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 - 10:30 PDT
Lecture Hall

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