Helping journalists, producers and conference planners find the female guests, speakers and expert sources they need.

Why your voice matters – Read this

Why women decline interviews, and how we’re changing that

Don’t blame the messenger, folks: When Steve Paikin, host of The Agenda blogged and tweeted recently about the show’s difficulties in recruiting female guests, he elicited a firestorm of protest. But what he says rings true to me. Our experience is that women decline interviews much more often than their male counterparts.

 

Research on women’s voices in the media

A new study reveals not only that women remain significantly underrepresented as subjects and sources in the Canadian media, but that despite increasingly widespread attention to the problem, little has changed in more than two decades.

 

 

Anatomy of an expert

Being included in our database means agreeing to say yes to interviews and seeking ways to amplify your voice and share your expertise through blogs, opinion pieces and speaking engagements. Being listed will increase your media profile, credibility and capacity to exert influence.

 

Awe-struck by engineers

“Thank God the world is not populated by people like me.”

That was my overwhelming thought last week while participating in a symposium of women engineers.

 

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