Announcing Latin America Reporting InitiativeThe Adelante reporting initiative will support reporting trips for fellows focused on a wide range of themes including democracy and governance, immigration, agricultural development, economic opportunity, women’s rights and development, and conservation. Additionally, international and local journalists will receive security training to improve their physical and digital safety. Adelante is funded by a generous gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. Learn more about the initiative here.
2015 Fund For Women JournalistsThe IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists is an incredible resource for talented reporters and will make a real difference in the field of journalism. Beginning in 2015, the IWMF will make an annual total of $230,000 worth of grants to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors. The fund is not limited in either the grant dollar amount or the number of grants awarded within the annual total.
IWMF Presents 2015 Courage in Journalism Awards
The IWMF concluded its 2015 Courage in Journalism Award ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles this week with a star-studded dinner gala at the Beverly Wilshire on October 27, 2015.The two events grossed over $1.4 million to support IWMF operations and programs, including the IWMF Emergency Fund to help women journalists facing critical circumstances.
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. Click below to learn more about who we are and what we do.
IWMF calls for release of detained Azerbaijani journalist Khadija IsmayilovaUpdate – September 1, 2015 According to news reports, Ismayilova was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison today. August 20, 2015 – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is deeply concerned about the trial of 2012 Courage in Journalism Award Winner, Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova, in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. After a month-long trial where journalists …