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  • Her Girl Friday Networking Event Taking Place in Brooklyn on April 6th

    Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:39:58

    Her Girl Friday Networking Event Taking Place in Brooklyn on April 6th - Women who write can connect!

    Her Girl Friday is dedicated to empowering women in journalism and other related fields by creating opportunities for learning, networking, collaboration, mentorship, skill share, and the production and showcasing of meaningful nonfiction projects across a variety of mediums.

    Exciting, right? Fellow XX chromosomers need to make note of this upcoming networking event which will help women who write to connect.

    Wednesday, April 6th @ Brooklyn Winery
    213 N. 8th St., between Driggs and Roebling
    7-9 PM / FREE
    - A networking event featuring fascinating, relevant and mercifully short presentations by three leading women in the media field for anyone interested in non-fiction storytelling, including journalism, visual art, documentary film, photography and radio broadcast.
    - First 40 people in the door receive a complimentary glass of wine.
    - Presentations by Amy O'Leary, Annia Ciezadlo and a very special surprise guest.


    Amy O'Leary is a Deputy News Editor for The New York Times, and a former multimedia producer for the paper, where her work was nominated for three Emmy Awards. She was the producer and host of WNYC's special series The Tristan Mysteries which aired in 2007.Prior to that, Amy worked as a producer at This American Life and taught radio documentary in India. Amy is also the co-author of the programming book WAP Development with WML and WMLScript and a contributor to the McSweeney's humor collection Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans.

    Annia Ciezadlo was a special correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor in Baghdad and The New Republic in Beirut. She has written about culture, politics, and the Middle East for The Nation, Saveur,The Washington Post, and others. Her article about cooking with Iraqi refugees in Beirut was included in Best Food Writing 2009. She is the author of Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War.

    Are you a local New Yorker who can attend?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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