Now in its seventh year, the Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Media has transformed the careers of more than 400 women in news media and tech. Applications for the 2021 program are now open! There will be three separate classes for Poynter’s 2021 program, held May 2-7, 2021 (Spring), Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 2021 (Fall) and Nov. 7-12, 2020 (Winter) at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida. There will be one application to seat all 2021 classes, and it is open until Nov. 30, 2020. To answer your first question: Yes, you are awesome and should probably apply.