Rita Henley Jensen

Editor-in-Chief and Founder – Women’s eNews


Rita Henley Jensen is the founder and editor-in-chief of Women’s eNews, an award-winning nonprofit news service covering issues of particular concern to women, which reaches an estimated 1.5 million readers per year in more than 90 nations.

A former columnist for the New York Times Syndicate, she has over 25 years of experience in journalism and journalism education, and several awards, including the Columbia University Graduate of School of Journalism Alumni award, the Hunter College Presidential Grant for Innovative Uses of Technology in Teaching, the Alicia Patterson fellowship, and the Lloyd P. Burns Public Service prize.

Ms. Jensen was named one of the 100 most influential women in New York by the New York Daily News.



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