Liza Donnelly creates cartoons inspired by news and political events. In this video, she describes her work and the role of women in the industry.

“I’ve never thought of myself as a woman cartoonist; I just was a cartoonist who happened to be a woman.”

Liza Donnelly draws cartoons for The New Yorker, The New York Times, CBS and CNN, among others.

Ten years ago, she was inspired to write a book, Funny Ladies, which celebrated the female cartoonists working in a male-dominated profession.

In this video, Liza describes how she works, what inspires her, and why recent political events have created a vibrant new environment for women in the industry.

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