Indie Lens, ITVS & PBS NewsHour Host Chat on Bhutto Doc & Women’s Leadership

Posted on May 9, 2011

On Wednesday, at 2pm ET / 11am PT, ITVS, Independent Lens, and PBS NewsHour will co-present a live chat on the Independent Lens documentary Bhutto and women's leadership.


On Monday, ITVS President Sally Jo Fifer announced the launch of Women and Girls Lead — a new public media initiative designed to educate audiences in support of women and girl's leadership and development around the world. The documentary Bhutto is the first film connected to the multiyear initiative.

On Wednesday, NewsHour correspondent Hari Sreenivasan will moderate a panel of journalists, filmmakers, and leadership experts including: 

• Mark Siegel, producer of the documentary Bhutto 

• Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Emmy Award-winning journalist and filmmaker (Children of the Taliban

• Kavita N. Ramdas, senior adviser and former president & CEO of The Global Fund for Women 

• Erin Vilardi, vice president of programs & communications at The White House Project 

Read more about Women and Girls Lead in The New York Times.




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