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Founded in 1990 by a group of prominent U.S. women journalists, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a Washington-based organization that is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide.
The IWMF believes the news media worldwide are not truly free and representative without the equal voice of women and 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.
June 16, 2017: IWMF Establishes New Gwen Ifill Award; Inaugural Honoree To Be Recognized At 2017 Courage In Journalism Awards
May 11, 2017: IWMF Names Winners Of 2017 Courage In Journalism Award And Lifetime Achievement Award.
April 20, 2017: Stephanie Sinclair Wins 3rd Annual Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award.
January 24, 2017: The IWMF is thrilled to welcome to its Board of Directors four highly accomplished leaders in business and the media.
December 13, 2016: The IWMF Partners with The World Press Photo Foundation for 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award; Calls for Award Submissions