In Conversation With Lara Joannides, BBC’s 50:50 Project Lead

In Conversation With Lara Joannides, BBC’s 50:50 Project Lead


Webinar , Online training

Online training, GB

Lara runs the 50:50 Project, the BBC’s biggest ever collective action on increasing women’s representation in its content. Over 500 BBC teams are signed up including BBC News, The One Show and Countryfile. Before 50:50, Lara worked on BBC Africa’s first-ever youth programme. 

Aimed at: 

People interested in finding out about the 50:50 Project and how they can get involved. 

This webinar will cover: 

– What is the 50:50 Project?
– The impact of the project within the BBC
– BBC’s search for new voices – can you be a new contributor?
– The 50:50 Project outside of the BBC – can your organisation come on board?
– Q&A 


1) To learn about what the BBC is doing to increase female representation in its content
2) Learn how individuals can get involved
3) Learn how other organisations are taking part 

You will learn: 

You will learn how the BBC has increased female representation in its content and some of the best practices the teams have been implementing. Also how individuals and organisations outside the BBC can get involved. 

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