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Men named John, William, Robert & James hold more board seats in US companies than women COMBINED. ow.ly/JHmEw #womenleadership

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  • Nominations Call for Nominations The IWMF is seeking nominations for the 2015 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Courage in Journalism Award honors women journalists who set themselves apart by their extraordinary bravery. Facing and surviving danger to uncover the truth, they embody a commitment to their societies and to press freedom. Through its Lifetime Achievement Awards, the IWMF recognizes the audacity of media industry pioneers who kick down barriers to equality and justice.

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  • KhadijaIsmayilova-thn Courage Awardee Khadija Ismayilova Remains Detained in AzerbaijanUpdate – February 24, 2015 RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani service reports that Khadija Ismayilova was found guilty of criminal libel in a closed-door trial today. The hearing was called on short notice and addressed allegations of criminal libel that were not among the initial charges from December 2014. Neither members of the press nor Ismayilova’s family were …

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  • TEXT Africa Great Lakes Reporting Initiative The IWMF is launching its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative with simultaneous trips to Rwanda and Uganda this month. The Initiative provides training and support for in-country women journalists, as well as opportunities for international correspondents to work in regions of East and Central Africa that receive limited coverage abroad. Over the next four years, the IWMF plans to work with more than 350 women journalists to reshape the media narrative about the region.

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  • Cracking the Code Cracking the Code 2015 The IWMF and the Ford Foundation joined forces to host this highly interactive, action-oriented international summit for women entrepreneurs working in the digital news space. Taking place at the Ford Foundation in New York on January 28 and 29, 2015, this event brought together 150 of the key international players and partners who fund and work in the realm of digital news entrepreneurship, both in the U.S. and around the world.

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  • Our Issues: Women’s Leadership If news content is the final outcome of a series of steps involving the participation of a number of individuals, what then is the role of women in determining and shaping the news agenda? Who decides how many stories are by women and feature women as pivotal subjects in news operations? The IWMF provides women journalists the training necessary to become decision-makers within their news organizations.

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  • About UsThe IWMF believes the news media worldwide are not truly free and representative without the equal voice of women.
    The IWMF celebrates the courage of women journalists who overcome threats and oppression to speak out on global issues.
    The IWMF’s programs empower women journalists with the training, support and network to become leaders in the news industry.

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  • Congo02-thn Supporting Global Safety Principles and Practices for FreelancersFebruary 13, 2015 – Recognition of the unprecedented danger faced by freelancers led to a meeting of unlikely bedfellows at Columba Journalism School on Thursday, February 12, 2015. Competing news organizations, those who work for them and freelancers have joined forces for more than just one night. They are working together to support A Call …

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