Beth Am Women Kick Off 2020
Featuring Guest Speaker Janine Zacharia, Former Washington Post Reporter and Stanford’s Carlos Kelly McClatchy Lecturer
Come hear how to make sense of the news and social media’s impact in the spread of disinformation and misinformation. Schmooze, catch up with new and old friends, meet the Beth Am Women Board and learn about what Beth Am Women is offering this year.
Janine Zacharia spent most of her career reporting on Israel. She was Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Washington Post from 2009-2011. During her time at the Post, she reported widely throughout the Middle East beyond Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including assignments in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Turkey. From 2005-2009, Ms. Zacharia was chief diplomatic correspondent for Bloomberg News based in Washington and traveled to more than 40 countries with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Ms. Zacharia’s earlier career included five years as Washington Bureau Chief for the Jerusalem Post, and five years as a reporter in Reuters’ Jerusalem bureau.