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Leadership Learning Series: Build DEIB Into Your Organization’s DNA

February 23, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please note: This event is for INN members only.

You’ve attended the trainings and you’re committed to advancing DEIB in your newsroom. Now, how do you make sure those commitments are carried out in meaningful ways? Join Marla Jones-Newman, vice president of people and culture at Mother Jones, to learn actionable and measurable ways you can build DEIB into your organization’s individual and departmental performance goals. Whether you hold a leadership position or not, you can take steps to help DEIB and all people flourish in your organization.

About the speaker

With 20-years’ experience in human resources, Marla Jones-Newman has worked in the DEIB world since before the racial awakening, creating programs and initiatives that increase diversity hiring by creating and implementing training, providing manager coaching and supporting affinity groups in various industries. Marla is a firm believer in psychological safety and creating working environments that are inclusive and conducive for everyone. Marla also uses her previous experience with Fortune 50 companies to shape best practices in her work.

About the host

Sara Shahriari helps nonprofit newsrooms develop effective and forward-thinking leaders who advance the industry in both journalism and financial sustainability. That means supporting emerging leaders through training that strengthens their organizations while also building pathways into the nonprofit news world for diverse groups of talented students and industry professionals in journalism, public administration and business.


February 23, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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