Possibly the most impactful and pivitol aspect of WAN-IFRA’s Women In News (WIN) programme is career coaching. In order to assist participants from Botswana, Namibia an Zambia in developing their career roadmaps – detailed five-year plans for professional growth within the media industry – two international career coaches have been actively involved since WIN’s July launch; engaging WIN women regularly in person and over the phone.
The professional backgrounds of WIN’s coaches is equally as varied as the participants, who hail from a range of departments within the media industries of their respective countries. On one hand there is Beth Oakes, a Canadian executive advisor and founder of The Oakes Group; and on the other is Suzanne Moll, a Danish media veteran with a career spanning radio, television and newspapers.
Suzanne Moll shared her thoughts on taking on the role of a WIN Coach after decades in the media industry. [Read more...]