Speeches/Appearances

Mitra’s public appearances are managed by Creative Well. To book her, reach out to George Greenfield

Jan. 9, 2021 – NAHJ. “Are Diversity Committees Worth Your Time?” Zoom registration here

Nov. 16, 2020 – University of Iowa, with Stephen Bloom Media Ethics in a Digital Age & Diversity Issues in Journalism

Oct. 29, 2020 – The Canadian Journalism Foundation: Changing Media Business Models

Oct. 23, 2020 – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Oct. 21, 2020 – Columbia University, Knight-Bagehot Fellowship

Oct. 15, 2020 – ONA: [BLANK] is the Future of Journalism

Oct. 3, 2020 – SAJA annual awards (virtual) – “New Journalism Normal” panel

July 23, 2020 – Virtual

Asian American Journalists Association (Atlanta)

“How to be a newsroom leader”

July 20, 2020 – Virtual

WAN-IFRA: “Reimagining the distributed newsroom”

June 23, 2020 – Virtual

Betaworks Studios: Misinformation

June 15, 2020 – Virtual

Veritas Group for Knight Foundation

Informed and Engaged

May 11, 2020 – New York

Columbia University/Newsroom management

Feb. 5, 2020 – New York

Newswomen’s Association of NY

Feb. 23, 2020 – New York

WarnerMedia

Oct. 12, 2019 -New Orleans

Women’s Media Center

Oct. 5, 2019 – New York

South Asian Journalists Association

Oct. 10, 2019 – New York

Columbia University

Nov. 11, 2019 -Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

WAN-IFRA, World Association of News Publishers

Media innovation

Aug. 1, 2019 – AAJA annual conference panel

Women in Media

April 29, 2019 – New York

Coverage of race in an era of Trump; Anne O’Hare McCormick reception

April 18, 2019 – New York

Women in Media
 
April 17, 2019 – New Yok
Asian American Journalists Association
Executive Leadership Program speaker
 
April 16, 2019 – New York
Panelist for Economic Club of NY
 
April 16, 2019 – New York
Luncheon speaker for Skift series
 
Nov. 4, 2017 – Washington, D.C. 
National Asian Pacific America Bar Association
 
Oct. 5, 2017 – Washington, D.C. 
Howard University Social Media Week
 
Oct. 4-6, 2017 – Washington, D.C. 
Online News Association
Diversity recruitment seminar
How to get sh*t done
 
Sept. 11, 2017 – New York
The future of news
 
Sept. 7, 2017 – United Nations
Panelist on efforts to fight fake news
 
July 2, 2017 – Toronto
Assam Association of North America
 
May 19, 2017 – Dublin, Ireland
Online News Association Keynote Speaker
 
May 13, 2017 – New York, N.Y. 
CUNY Homecoming
 
May 6, 2017 – Queens, NY
Receiving award from Central Queens Academy
 
April 29, 2017 – New Brunswick, N.J. 
Cap & Skull Society Tap Day speaker
 
April 14
Pencil Group
 
April 4, 2017 – New York, N.Y. 
New York University Journalism School
 
March 3, 2017 – Cambridge, Mass. 
Nieman Foundation, Harvard University
 
August 3-7, 2016 – Washington, D.C. 
NABJ-NAHJ Joint convention
Panel: Where are the Shonda Rhimes of the news media? The state of women of color in news media
 
July 16, 2016 – Washington, D.C. 
South Asian Journalists Association Awards Banquet
Panel: Diversity and what’s next in the newsroom
 
April 6-10, 2016 – Perugia, Italy 
International Journalism Festival
About time: Digital women bosses take charge
 
March 2016 – Austin, Texas 
SXSW (South by Southwest)
 
Oct. 16, 2015 – Washington, D.C. 
Power&Policy, New American Leaders Project
 
Oct. 10, 2015 – Whitefish, Montana
JAWS (Journalism & Women’s Symposium) Camp
Keynote speaker: The women feminism forgot
 
Sept. 24-26, 2015 – Los Angeles
Online News Association
The Changing Nature of Leadership: Managing for organized chaos
 
 

Aug. 14, 2015 – San Francisco

Asian American Journalists Association Convention

Women and Leadership: A conversation with women news executives to discuss the unforeseen challenges and rewards of managing a newsroom, the role of mentorship, and how we can create a pipeline for future women leaders.

 
April 30, 2015 – Brooklyn College
Speaking to a journalism class
 
April 22, 2015 – CUNY
The global landscape of social media
 
April 12-17, 2015
Faculty member
 

March 29-30, 2015

Dissecting Engagement