It’s Women’s History Month and we wanted to highlight 5 amazing women in the media industry who continue to lead and inspire us, as well as the people around them. These journalists are celebrated for their openness, intersectionality, and diverse perspectives which cultivate a sense of power in the minds of young women. We are proud to be celebrating these women of tech, and we hope you’ll enjoy each of them in their own unique way.

Jessica Naziri, TechSesh



What she tweets about:
Digital Lifestyle, tech, and her gorgeous pregnancy
Why we follow:
Jessica is a powerhouse in tech. With her experience writing for the LA Times, CNBC, and CNN, she’s established herself in the media industry and has founded #techsesh, a site devoted to building up women that’s completely tech related. She tweets about disestablishing stereotypes of #girlsintech, shares content she’s created herself, and tech-related news and events. Jessica also has an amazing sense of style, so do yourself a favor and shimmy on over to her profile for some tips.

Polina Marinova, Fortune



What she tweets about:
Politics, finance, tech, and her newsletters
Why we follow:
Polina is a master curator of The Term Sheet, newsletter for Fortune Magazine, where she discusses business, marketing, finance, economics, tech, you name it. Her tweets are commendable and extremely substantive with lots of information useful to everyone. Also, reading her replies to her threads are a treat, you should do it. She’s hilarious.

Sara Jerde, Adweek



What she tweets about:
Things going on in the world, hilarious posts, and occasional TV talks
Why we follow:
As a digital media reporter at Adweek, Sara seems to know her way around social media platforms. She tweets and retweets posts about the current political climate regarding activism, social issues, and political inequalities. We’re branding her as the meme queen because her captioned posts are so funny. Follow her for wholesome posts.

Jenna Worsham, NYT Mag



What she tweets about:
Social justice and activism, uplifting people of color (PoC), women-related discussions, and intersectionality
Why we follow:
As a self-proclaimed “Black Bill Gates in The Making”, Jenna’s content is just what we need. She’s currently a staff writer for New York Times Magazine and co-hosts the podcast “Still Processing”. Her tweets embody her work as a social activist, focuses on intersectionality, and PoC-centered issues. She’s in the process of co-authoring a book called “Black Futures,” alongside friend Kimberly Drew. Jenna’s eccentricities really shine through her twitter which makes us love her that much more.

Cara Curtis, The Next Web



What she tweets about:
Memes, openness of women’s sexuality, and being a general bad-ass
Why we follow:
Writer for The Next Web and avid meme retweeter, Cara is an eloquent writer discussing politically-driven issues. She focuses on the role of tech and its effects on feminism, death, and how whether or not it can support survivors of sexual assault. If Cara’s eclectic taste in memes and tweets are an example of her irl personality…then she’s our new best friend. Check out her work and follow her.

Looking for more journalists-focused content? See our growing list of new blog series including 10 Ice Breakers With Ben Coxworth of New Atlas.

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