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May 18

Wednesday Wisdom: Live Interview with Yanmin Zhuchen and Omara Elling-Hwang (The FLIP)

18 May, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm BST

Wednesday Wisdom 2022 EVENT

Tune in live to a fun and chatty virtual Q&A session on Wednesday 18th May from 1:00 – 1:30pm BST (8:00 – 8:30am EST) with Yanmin Zhuchen and Omara Elling-Hwang, Co-Editors of The FLIP (Female Leadership in Publishing) newsletter.


Join us live to learn about aims of The FLIP and the Editors’ goals for the newsletter in 2022, discover other resources for developing your leadership skills, and find out what running the newsletter so far has taught them about their own career path and professional development within publishing.


Be sure to stick around for the final 10 minutes of this 30-minute session, as you’ll get the chance to ask Yan and Omara your own questions about the FLIP, as well as marketing and non-profit work in the creative industries.


Registration is required, so please sign up above to receive the Zoom link to tune in live.


*This session will have live closed captioning available for viewers to toggle on or off as needed*



About Wednesday Wisdom

The Wednesday Wisdom series is designed to give you a brief, inspiring insight into the working lives and projects of publishing experts, and the help you learn more about the services that can take you to the next level. On selected Wednesdays throughout the year, take a break and join us on Zoom for live these Q&As to top up your motivation and learn something new.

BookMachine members can browse 50+ Wednesday Wisdom replays in the archives and catch up with the recording of this session afterwards.


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Profile UPDATEDAbout Yan

Yan (she/her) is International Campaign Manager at Collins Education and Co-Editor of The FLIP, a platform that aims to raise the profile of female leadership in publishing. She is the Co-Chair of ELEVATE, HarperCollins’ BAME network and in her spare time, enjoys all things food, fitness and film.



Omara Elling Hwang CopyAbout Omara

Omara (she/her) is the Founder of WriteUnite, a nonprofit working to amplify the voices of young people worldwide by publishing their creative work. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Editor at HarperNonFiction, having started her time there on the Traineeship in 2018. She was the Co-Chair of SYP London in 2021 and was Co-Head of Events in 2020.



FLIP logoAbout The FLIP

The FLIP is an online community and newsletter that informs, inspires and connects women in publishing by providing a space for conversation and access to advice from visionary women. Since taking over leadership in January 2022, Cassie, Farzana, Omara and Yan have sought to continue the amazing work spearheaded by founders Helena, Ella and Sophie and building on the strong foundations by bringing in more voices across the industry with the aim to be as intersectional and inclusive as possible.


18 May, 2022
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm BST
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