23 June 2017
New Board Members for the Global Editors Network
Mar Cabra, Editor of the Data & Research unit at the ICIJ in Spain, Ferial Haffajee, Editor-at-large for the Huffington Post SA in South Africa and Cécile Prieur, Deputy Editor at Le Monde, France are joining the 25 existing members of the Board
The Global Editors Network is proud to announce the appointment of three new members of the GEN Board for 2017, all of them women, in an effort to further the diversity of the Board.
Joining the GEN Board are Mar Cabra, Head of the Data & Research Unit at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ES), Ferial Haffajee, Editor-at-large for the Huffington Post South Africa (SA), Cécile Prieur, Deputy Editor at Le Monde (FR). They were elected on 23 June at the GEN General Assembly.
Since its creation in 2011, the Global Editors Network is thriving in its mission to empower newsrooms around the world and helping define the future of journalism. Now in its seventh year, GEN has become one of the most forward-looking organisations in the world furthering innovation in the newsroom, working for sustainable journalism and collaboration between media organisations.
The three members joining the GEN Board this year reaffirm the organisation's commitment to diversity, to expand its reach globally, and to help address the challenges media faces today.
The Global Editors Network is the leading organisation for Editors-in-Chief and senior news executives worldwide. We are committed to media innovation and sustainable journalism, empowering newsrooms through a variety of programmes designed to inspire, connect and share.