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(E) Writing for Justice Event: Writing for Journals: An Editor's Perspective

(E) Writing for Justice Event: Writing for Journals: An Editor's Perspective


Are you curious about what it's like to publish in a journal? About what editors seek from article submissions? About how to write an article that gets accepted? In this session, Kimberly Walker and Maya Townsend will share their experiences with OD Reviewa scholar-practitioner journal focused on the field of organization development. 

Kimberly (PhDLC 2020 graduate) recently published "Understanding and Disrupting White Supremacy at Work" in OD Review. Maya (PhDLC Cohort 20) has been a member of OD Review's editorial board since 2007. Kimberly and Maya will talk through the process of getting published and share publishing tips from the perspectives of writer and editor. 

Presented by Maya Townsend (Cohort 20) and Dr. Kimberly Walker (C16) and hosted by Writing Center Director Elaine Gale.


Maya Townsend, founder and lead consultant of Partnering Resources, helps individuals, teams, and organizations thrive in our networked world. Maya has been a keynote presenter at Gartner and a main stage presenter at Inc. 500 | 5000. Her sessions at Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association and Society for HR Management conferences have been acclaimed “best in conference” by participants. For more information on Maya’s speaking engagements, see Speaking Engagements.

Maya is co-editor of Handbook for Strategic HR: Best Practices in Organization Development from the OD Network (AMACOM, 11/2012). Maya’s articles have been published in strategy+business, People & Strategy, Nonprofit Quarterly, CIO, Mass High Tech, Chief Learning Officer, Talent Management, and other online and print media. She wrote the chapter on “Organization Network Dynamics and Analysis” for The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change. She serves on the Editorial Review Board for OD Practitioner, the premier organization development practitioner journal in the United States.

Dr. Kimberly (Kim) Walker (GSLC Cohort 16) is the Senior Director, Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Arabella Advisors, a philanthropy-serving organization with five offices across the United States. In this role, she manages Arabella's internal DEI strategy and works towards a more diverse staff, a more inclusive culture, and a more equitable future. She also serves as adjunct faculty in a few different undergraduate and graduate programs on HR, OD, and management. Her research and teaching focuses on leadership, organization development, collaboration, and power dynamics. She has a Master's in Urban Planning from UCLA, a Master's in Organization Development from Bowling Green State University, and a Master's in Leadership and Change from Antioch University in addition to her doctorate. 

Thursday, November 18, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Jen Swartout

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