Lara Joannides

Creative Diversity Lead and Senior Journalist @ BBC

Speaking Sessions

November 18, 202115:20


Lara ran the BBC’s award-winning 50:50 The Equality Project from 2019 to 2021. More than 650 BBC teams and 100 external organizations around the world have committed to delivering content that represents the world in the fairest way through 50:50. Lara is a senior journalist with more than 10 years of experience, with particular attention to underserved audiences. She also works as the output editor for BBC Africa’s first youth program, BBC What’s New.