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Susie Forbes, Principal of the Conde Nast College

Since starting her career at Elle magazine and working her way up the ladder to the fashion bible, Vogue, Susie Forbes has learned a thing or two about what it takes to survive (and thrive!) in the ever-changing world of print and digital media. On 25 February, she joined OxWIB for a conversation about succeeding in this fast-paced industry. One of the first lessons Ms. Forbes learned during the early stages of her career at Elle was how to make herself stand out. She realized one couldn't achieve this simply by offering run of the mill pitches at editorial meetings. She recognized that the key ingredients to success as a young writer -- a strong work ethic and lots of flexibility -- allow