Schedule of Events 2017-08-30T13:47:44+00:00

Schedule of Events

Women in Communication: Breaking the Barriers Conference
Schedule of Events
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Biscayne Bay Campus: Wolfe University Center

9 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. Welcome
Brian Schriner, Dean, College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts
Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver, Executive Director, Kopenhaver Center

Keynote Address
Anne Vasquez, Chief Digital Officer, tronc, Inc. (formerly Tribune Publishing)

10:45 a.m. Thought Leadership Panel: Where do we go from here?

Moderator: Stephanie Bertini, NBC6-Miami
Panelists: Lauren Wolfe, Director of Women’s Media Center’s Women Under Siege, Mindy Marques, Executive Editor and Vice President for News, The Miami Herald; Rochelle Oliver, Staff Editor, The New York Times

12:15-1:15 p.m. Break for lunch

1:30 p.m. Panel: Breaking the Barriers

Moderator: Sigal Segev, Associate Director for Research, Kopenhaver Center
Panelists: Tracy Everbach, University of North Texas,” Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology and Harassment”; Kimberly Wilmot Voss, University of Central Florida, “Politicking Politely: Advancing Women in the 1960s and 1970s”; and Molly Yanity, Quinnipiac University, “Are We There Yet?: Continuing to Ask the Question for Women in Sports Media Careers – A Longitudinal Study.

3:15 p.m. Panel: The Active Voice: Amplifying Teen Girls

Moderator: Stephanie Leibert, Project Coordinator, Student Press Law Center, Washington. D.C.
Panelists: Darlene Aderoju, Nashwa Bawab, Sunshine Cho, Sophie Gordon and Sindhu Ravuri, SPLC Active Voice Fellows

5:00 p.m. Closing Session and Future Directions

5:30 p.m. Networking Reception


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School of Communication + Journalism
Biscayne Bay Campus
Academic Two - 251
3000 N.E. 151 St. North Miami, FL 33181
PH: 305-919-5625