Rita Henley Jensen

Editor in Chief, Women's eNews

Rita Henley Jensen is founder and editor in chief of Women's eNews and founder of its sister site, Arabic Women’s eNews. Jensen is a survivor of domestic violence and a former welfare mother who earned degrees from Ohio State University and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

A former senior writer for the National Law Journal and columnist for The New York Times Syndicate, Jensen has more than 30 years of experience in journalism and many awards, including the Columbia University Graduate 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 Memorial Award for Public Service.

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