In celebration of Women’s History Month, Ann M. Simmons, world-traveled journalist and multi-media reporter for the Los Angeles Times shares her experiences as one of the few Black, female, international news correspondents.
DATE: Sunday, March 29
LOCATION: California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles 90037
RSVP: (213) 744-2024
Ann M. Simmons’ career as a journalist spans more than two decades and includes newsgathering experience across Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East. Some of Ms. Simmons’ journalist posts include writing for Time Magazine and The Miami Herald, news reporter for the Moscow Bureau of Time magazine, and bureau chief in Nairobi and Johannesburg for the LA times. She has covered several of the world’s most important stories: The demise of the USSR, the U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya, the War in Iraq and Hurricane Katrina, among others. Please join us as she shares what it is like to travel the world as one of the very few Black and foreign correspondents.