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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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  • Nicole Tung

    Honorable Mention – 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Photojournalist Nicole Tung (b. 1986) is an American citizen born and raised in Hong Kong. “Nicole Tung’s photographic work shows the devastating effects on civilians and emotional trauma of conflict. Every image is strong and creates a visual harmony while evoking empathy for the …

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  • Louisa Gouliamaki

    Honorable Mention – 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Louisa Gouliamaki is a Greek-Polish photojournalist based in Athens, Greece. “Louisa Gouliamaki displayed masterful visual storytelling on both the European refugee crisis and the revolution in Ukraine. Her work comprises immediacy and intensity during violent confrontations and also moments of humanity and warmth. She …

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  • Stephanie Sinclair

    Winner – 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Stephanie Sinclair is known for gaining unique access to the most sensitive gender and human rights issues around the world. “Sinclair’s poignant and enduring coverage of atrocities experienced by vulnerable young girls and women portray the cruelty of barbaric practices such as child marriage, genital …

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  • Stephanie Sinclair Wins 3rd Annual Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Louisa Gouliamaki and Nicole Tung Receive Honorable Mentions [AMSTERDAM, WORLD PRESS PHOTO FESTIVAL, APRIL 20, 2017]: — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is pleased to announce Stephanie Sinclair as the winner of the 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The Award celebrates …

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