Trade debates women and leadership

Concerns about a lack of women in the topmost positions at major trade publishers have come to the fore after the announcement that Little, Brown c.e.o. Ursula Mackenzie is departing her role. Mackenzie will become chairman of the company on 1st July, with David Shelley taking over the c.e.o. position, before she steps down altogether at the end of 2016.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'This generation is different'; Frances-White says women will take trade's top jobs

Almost 200 people attended the first official Conduit event, as host Deborah Frances-White spoke of how soon the industry’s top jobs will “routinely” be taken by women as this generation smashes the glass ceiling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade celebrates International Women’s Day

Publishers and retailers will celebrate International Women’s Day with a series of events including readings, new collections and a feminist library.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade gets behind new Female Leadership in Publishing newsletter

A new digital platform and newsletter called The FLIP (Female Leadership in Publishing), launched by three Transworld colleagues to showcase "brilliant, inspiring, courageous and creative" women who work in the publishing industry, has been "inundated" with support, collecting hundreds of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade welcomes Daunt's continued leadership after Waterstones sale

Publishers, authors and agents have welcomed Waterstones’ change of ownership this morning and expressed relief at the news James Daunt is staying on to lead the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We need real diversity’: Hearst’s Joanna Coles says more women in leadership will lead to culture change

The chief content officer at Hearst talks about #MeToo, print media's comeback, Snapchat's value to publishers and more. The post ‘We need real diversity’: Hearst’s Joanna Coles says more women in leadership will lead to culture change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Obama and Clinton aide writes on women and leadership for Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a book about women and leadership from a former Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton aide, Jennifer Palmieri. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade supports International Women's Day

The book trade is celebrating International Women's Day today (8th March) with a host of events and publications ready to show solidarity with women worldwide, as well as the launch of a new prize for Women in Translation to address the gender imbalance in literature in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers

The London Book Fair announces a debate on fair use and copyright. And BookExpo announces Stephen King will speak at the Author Breakfast. The post Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trade steps out for women's march

Authors, publishers and booksellers were among the huge crowds participating in the international anti-Trump Women’s Marches on Saturday (21st January). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Academic Book Week: trade and academy join for seven days of debate and discussion

Debate about the future of the academic book will rage across the UK this week, with widespread support among publishers, academics, booksellers and librarians for the first Academic Book Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade has mixed views on Shamsie's Year of Publishing Women

Author Kamila Shamsie is “right to draw attention” to gender inequality in publishing, but her suggestion of a year in which only books by women are published has been greeted with mixed views by the trade. Writing in the latest issue of The Bookseller, Shamsie [pictured] said 2018 – the 100th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA: women execs explore female leadership

Penguin president Madeline McIntosh, Harper s.v.p. and director of creative development Lisa Sharkey, and Pearson Learning Services president Bethlam Forsa contemplated how they got to where they are and prospects for other women’s rise to the top in a Book Expo America panel on Thursday (28th)... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio: Top Women in Media – Industry Leadership

Folio:'s annual Top Women in Media Awards were created to celebrate, inspire and bring together the women who make magazine media such a dynamic industry. The post Folio: Top Women in Media – Industry Leadership appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Glass ceiling hinders women in the trade

Corporate publishers need to offer female employees a flexible working environment and take advantage of decentralised office arrangements in order to encourage more female executives to take the step to the next tier of management, key figures in the trade have told The Bookseller. However,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade debates high street for IBW

The answer to keeping Britain’s high streets alive “has to be political”, a new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade debates 'broken' bookselling model

Publishers and retailers need to better understand each others businesses in order to improve a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Art reflects how we see women; now women are influencing how we see art

Art historian Catherine McCormack reflects on women as art subjects, makers and curators. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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