• 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

    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 (1965-2014). It celebrates women photojournalists whose work inspires us to take action and better understand …

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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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  • 2017 South Sudan Fellows

    The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) selected five journalists to participate as Fellows on the August 2017 African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative to South Sudan. 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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  • Audrey Jiajia Li

    2017 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow Freelance Columnist and Independent Filmmaker, China Audrey Jiajia Li is a freelance columnist and independent filmmaker, based in Guangzhou, China. Her opinion columns, written in both Chinese and English, cover current affairs in China, with a focus on politics, human rights, social justice and freedom of speech. She is currently contributing …

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  • IWMF Honors Journalist Audrey Jiajia Li with the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

    [WASHINGTON, DC, July 12, 2017]: — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has selected Audrey Jiajia Li, a freelance journalist and independent filmmaker based in Guangzhou, China, as the 2017 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow. Now in its 13th year, the fellowship provides a unique academic and professional opportunity for women journalists focusing on human rights …

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  • Anne Kornblut

    Facebook Anne Kornblut is Director of Strategic Communications and Policy Communications at Facebook, leading communications across a range of issues. She oversees communications for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, leads all communications involving policy, and manages a team of speechwriters for senior executives. She specializes in strategic positioning, high-profile crises, politics and policy. Before joining Facebook …

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  • IWMF Names Winners of 2017 Courage in Journalism Award and Lifetime Achievement Award: NPR’s Deborah Amos, NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell among Honorees [WASHINGTON, DC, May 11, 2017]: — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is recognizing four outstanding woman journalists as winners of its annual Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Courage in Journalism …

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  • 2017 Fellows for Goma and Lubumbashi Reporting Trips

    The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) selected 11 journalists from seven countries to participate as Fellows with the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. A group of six women journalists will report from Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) while concurrently five women journalists will cover stories Lubumbashi, in southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. …

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