The OpEd Project is a social venture founded to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world.
60+ fellows from 9 UC campuses will be joining us for OpEd workshops hosted by UC Merced, UC Davis, and UCLA.
An award-winning journalist, Michele Weldon taught journalism at Northwestern University and has published 5 books.
Deborah Douglas teaches at Northwestern University, worked at the Chicago Sun-Times, and is a NABJ/Kaiser Family Foundation fellow.




The Op Ed Project

Write to Change the World

OpEd Workshops across the UC system will build our faculty's capacity to translate their research for the public, with a focus on increasing the number of underrepresented voices in the media. 2016 Fellows will focus on the following invitational priorities:

  • sustainability and the environment
  • social justice and inequality
  • big data and digital humanities
  • public health and medical humanities
  • arts and public life

About the OpEd Project

The Op-Ed Project envisions a world where the best ideas - regardless of where they come from - will have a chance to be heard, and to shape society and the world. Working with top universities, foundations, think tanks, nonprofits, corporations and community organizations, the OpEd Project scouts and trains under-represented experts to take thought leadership positions in their fields;  the OpEd Project connects them with national networks of high-level media mentors; and vets and channels the best new experts and ideas directly to media gatekeepers who need them, across all platforms. For more on the OpEd Project, visit their website.

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