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Saturday, April 6 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
The Inclusion Challenge: Working Toward Solutions

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Presented by the National Press Photographers Association

This session, moderated by Akili Ramsess, NPPA's executive director, is for all visual storytellers, photojournalists, multimedia journalists, online journalists, freelancers—everyone in the business.

Visual leaders discuss how some organizations are working on ways to solve the inclusion challenge, especially with the under-representation of women and people of color in photojournalism. See the appalling stats in this Vox piece by Kainaz Amaria. 

Conversations around diversity are overdue.

Our panelists will offer solutions-based advice in the following areas:

  • Building diverse in-house teams
  • Hiring diverse freelancers
  • Assigning for inclusion
  • Coaching visual journalist in new ways of seeing
  • Making publishing decisions with these considerations
  • Promoting stories in inclusive ways

Please join us for this important conversation.




Speakers
avatar for Kainaz Amaria

Kainaz Amaria

Visuals Editor, Vox
Kainaz Amaria  (@kainazamaria) is visuals editor for Vox, where she brings together code, graphics, photography, design and storytelling in collaboration with people across the operation.Before Vox,  she was supervising editor for NPR’s Visuals Team. Kainaz was a freelance photojournalist based in Mumbai... Read More →
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Nicole Frugé

Director of Photography, San Francisco Chronicle
Nicole Frugé became the Director of Photography for the San Francisco Chronicle in 2016. She takes a documentary photography approach to better understand the people directly affected by current events and public policy. Before photo editing, she spent 10 years working as a staff... Read More →
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Akili-Casundria Ramsess

Executive Director, NPPA
Akili Ramsess became the current Executive Director of NPPA in April 2016. After serving as Director of Photography with the Orlando Sentinel from 2007 through 2011, Akili returned to her family home in the Atlanta area where she continues as an independent photographer, contract photo editor and multimedia producer.Prior to the Sentinel... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Medill Chicago 303 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, USA
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