Editorial recruiters on AOL's Talent Acquisition team hosted a panel for journalists at the New York office last week that attracted a full house – including editors and reporters from ABC, NBC, CNN, Black Enterprise magazine and Uptown magazine. The event, the first in a series titled "Conversations," is aimed at engaging the editorial community around important issues.
Diverse communities of journalists were invited to attend through organizations with which the recruiting team partners to find great talent for AOL. In addition to network TV and magazine journalists, the audience included representatives of the National Association of Black Journalists, the ColorBars professional network and UNITY, as well as students from New York University and Columbia and a good turnout of AOL employees.
To learn more about editorial opportunities at AOL click here. To learn more about the panel, check out our event recap on Storify below:
This week's additions to MAKERS.com include an advocate for domestic workers who was just named to the 2012 TIME 100, an attorney who founded a firm offering flexible options to women attorneys raising families, and the CEO of ad powerhouse Ogilvy & Mather.
Ai-jen Poo is currently the Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, an organization that works to empower and organize domestic workers across 19 cities and 11 states.
Mae O'Malley is an attorney, entrepreneur and founder of Paragon Legal, a firm offering part-time contract work to senior attorneys requiring job flexibility.
Shelly Lazarus is one of only a handful of women to graduate from Columbia University with an MBA in the 1970s. After working her way up, she's now chairman and CEO of the powerhouse advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather.
To learn more about Shelly, watch the video below: