Umoja Publisher Milele Chikasa Anana, pictured here with Dion Johnson, at the Umoja Exhibit of Covers.

Edgewood College is pleased to invite the greater Madison community to a Women in Journalism Panel: Overcoming Adversity in the News Business on Monday, Aug. 28, 4-6:30 p.m. in the Anderson Auditorium at Edgewood College.

Five women journalists, including an alumna of Edgewood College who now makes her living as an editor and writer in the international community, will share their ideas, some of the challenges they face in their profession, and answer your questions about the field of print and digital journalism.

The event will be moderated by Ellen Foley, former editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Panelists include:
· Milele Chikasa Anana, UMOJA Magazine
· Dee Hall, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
· Judith Davidoff, Isthmus
· Jessica Benton Cooney, USAID Center for Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights & Governance
· Teryl Franklin, Wisconsin State Journal
· Karen Lincoln Michel, Madison Magazine

For more information about the event, or to RSVP, please visit

Written by Madison365 staff