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  • Nominate a #BadassWomanJourno today for the Courage in Journalism Award!

    Sexual harassment, threats, attacks, government oppression, a stubborn glass ceiling, unequal pay, accusations of fake news and a growing mistrust of the media all threaten press freedom around the world. And female journalists often feel the greatest brunt of these attacks. In fact, the number of female journalists killed in 2017 more than tripled from …

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  • NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and ABC’s Kerry Smith Join the IWMF’s Board

    [January 25, 2018, WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) welcomes Andrea Mitchell and Kerry Smith – two of the most influential people in broadcast news, and longtime friends of the IWMF – to our board of directors. Andrea Mitchell, NBC News’ chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” was honored with the …

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  • Kim Wall Memorial Fund – Inaugural Grant Open

    “The undercurrents of rebellion.” That’s how Swedish journalist Kim Wall described her unique approach to reporting on subcultures, broadly defined, around the globe. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), in partnership with Kim’s family and friends, seek to make sure the kinds of stories Kim loved continue to be told, through the creation of the …

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  • The IWMF Co-Leads Conversation to Shift Power and End Sexual Harassment in the News Media

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 9, 2018) – If you’re wondering where some of the most powerful women in the news media are today, they are busy engaging in a solutions-focused discussion to end sexual harassment and shift power dynamics across the industry. Elisa Lees Muñoz, the executive director of the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), is …

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  • Photo Essay 2017 - Website Version_Page_26

    2017 Program slideshow

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  • Underreported Stories Grants

    The IWMF’s Underreported Stories Grants is a new funding initiative to support journalism produced by women journalists on underreported issues around the world. This round of funding will support journalism covering the issue of forced labor in the U.S. agriculture sector in Texas. Labor trafficking remains a hidden side of human trafficking, receiving little to …

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  • New Board Members Further Strengthen IWMF Board

    New Members Further Strengthen IWMF Board [November 30, 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is delighted to welcome three highly accomplished leaders in the broadcast and print news media industries to its Board of Directors. The new members include Miki Toliver King, The Washington Post’s Vice President of Operations; Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, …

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  • 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award — Call For Entries

    Para enviar una nominación en español, haga clic aquí. Pour postuler en français cliquez ici. The IWMF is seeking candidates for the fourth annual Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The IWMF’s Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus …

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  • Deborah Amos | 2017 Courage in Journalism Award

    NPR, United States “I’ve been thinking about the reporters on the ground. That was as risky a situation as I’ve ever seen.” One might think that NPR’s Deborah Amos was commenting on a conflict in Syria, Iraq, or another of the war-torn locales she’s covered over the years. In fact, she was reflecting on the …

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  • 2017 Zanzibar Fellows

    The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) selected six journalists to participate as Fellows on the August 2017 African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative to Zanzibar, Tanzania. Fellows began their trip in Nairobi, Kenya, where they completed an orientation and Hostile Environments and First Aid Training (HEFAT) from August 6 – 9. They then departed for eight days …

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