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Leaders in Communications: Roula Khalaf ’87

April 21, 2021 at 12:00pm1:00pm EDT

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Join the Newhouse School for a conversation with alumna Roula Khalaf ’87. Based in London, Khalaf is the first woman to serve as editor of the Financial Times. In a conversation with Melissa Chessher, chair of magazine, news and digital journalism, Khalaf will discuss women in leadership, business and international reporting and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in journalism.

Leaders in Communications

Leaders in Communications is a monthly speaker series that brings media leaders, influencers and newsmakers to the Newhouse School for candid and insightful conversations with students and other guests. With a special emphasis on current trends and challenges, the series helps students keep apace of a quickly changing communications industry and provides them with a connection to the professions they will eventually lead. The series also offers valuable networking and learning opportunities, as guests visit classrooms or student organizations in addition to participating in the public conversation. The series is supported by the Hearst Speakers Fund.

This event was published on March 29, 2021.

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