In this episode, we look at how one young woman leader found the courage to negotiate an array of challenges in the newsroom and how the stories we craft for ourselves can help us persevere through challenging times.
Host: Ramaa Sharma is an award-winning Digital Leader, Consultant and Executive Coach. Until recently she was the Senior Digital Editor in BBC News, driving digital transformation across the division of 8,000 journalists. She also worked with the BBC News Board to help facilitate a more diverse and inclusive newsroom. Prior to that Ramaa spent a decade of her career presenting and reporting across multiple BBC platforms, before moving into digital leadership. At the World Service, Ramaa pioneered the first ever digital leadership and social media courses for editors and executives on the World Service Board. In her time Ramaa also edited a number of award winning editorial and digital projects.
Guest: Yvette Dimiri is Head of Growth at Stears Insights which provides in-depth, data-driven stories on the major topics affecting Nigeria. After graduating in political science from the University of Chicago she returned to Nigeria eventually leading audience engagement strategies at daily finance title Business Day.
Read a full transcript here: https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/our-podcast-authentic-leadership-episode-3-authenticity-and-perseverance-it-became-clear-it