Event Highlights Progress and Future for Women in News Media

Fairfax County Department of Family Services
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22035-1102

March 2, 2007

March 25 event highlights progress and future for women in news media

“Women in Media – Making Strides,” a free event sponsored by the Fairfax County Commission For Women, the Fairfax County Office for Women, and George Mason University, will take place Sunday afternoon, March 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center.

Participants will have an opportunity to hear from local area women in the news media: Maureen Bunyan, News Anchor, ABC 7; Peggy Fox, Reporter W*USA – Channel 9 News; George Mason University professors Dr. Janette Kenner Muir and Dr. Cindy Lont; and Colleen M. Hahn, President, Equal Footing Foundation.

This is a chance to meet and hear from panel experts concerning strides women have made, challenges they face, and how the Internet is changing news media and journalism.

The event is open to the public, free of charge, and light refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required. The entire community is invited to participate in the event!

What: Women in Media – Making Strides
When: Sunday, March 25, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

For more information, to make reservations, to request special accommodations, or to request to have this information in an alternate format, please call the Fairfax County Office For Women at 703-324-5730; TTY: 703-324-5706.

News media inquiries may be directed to Ina G. Fernández, Director, Fairfax County Office For Women, Cell phone: 703-475-1037; Office phone: 703-324-5723; TTY 703-324-5706.


Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability
in all county programs, services and activities.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request.


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