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CLAIS Lunchtime Colloquia Series presents Poynter Fellow Paula Escobar Chavarria
September 23, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
"Coronavirus and gender: the other pandemic in Chile." CLAIS Lunchtime Colloquia Series 2020-2021, Deconstructing Gender in Latin America, presents its first talk of the academic year with a webinar featuring Chilean journalist Paula Escobar Chavarria (2012 Yale World Fellow). Paula Escobar Chavarria is a chilean journalist, editor and author. She is a professor at Universidad Diego Portales and member of the board of the Young Global Leaders Foundation and of ComunidadMujer.. She is also Executive Director of the Chair on Women and Media at Universidad Diego Portales and member of the Council of the WEF Gender Parity Initiative (Chile). She is a Young Global Leader (2006), Yale World Fellow(2012), won the Lenka Franulic award for the best woman journalist in Chile (2014) , and was chosen one of the BBC 100 Inspiring women of 2015. In 2019 she won -with her team- the Excellence in Journalism Award in print media in Chile, for their coverage of sexual misconduct and abuse. She studied Journalism at the Catholic University of Chile and has a Master's degree studies in Comparative Literature. She has published six non-fiction books: in one of them she interviewed all Chilean Presidents after the return of democracy. Former Magazines Editor at El Mercurio, former Editor in Chief of Caras magazine and former Editorial Director of Televisa Group in Chile. She also wrote for the Huffington Post. Please register for the September 23 Webinar by visiting: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xGv9U9beRtC52ynlqL8ObwRegistration Info