The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) selected 12 journalists from nine countries to participate as Fellows with the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. A group of six women journalists will report from Central African Republic July 15-25, 2016. Concurrently, six women journalists will report from the Democratic Republic of the Congo July 14-24, 2016. Both trips will explore stories related to civic engagement.Read More
(IWMF) is recognizing four outstanding woman journalists as winners of its annual Courage in Journalism Awards. Honorees include Mabel Cáceres, Janine di Giovanni, and Stella Paul. Diane Rehm, long-time host of the public radio show that bears her name, will receive the IWMF’s Lifetime Achievement Award. .Read More
The IWMF is proud to announce the first group of 2016 grantees for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. Fifteen women journalists were selected from a strong pool of 400 applicants representing media projects based in over 95 countries.Read More
Lynsey Addario and Paula Bronstein receive honorable mentions The Courage in Photojournalism award recognizes the exemplary work of women photojournalists who overcome extraordinary challenges to bring us images of pressing global issues.Read More
The International Women’s Media Foundation is a member of the Journalists in Distress (JID) Network, a group of 18 international organizations that provide direct assistance to journalists and media workers whose lives or careers are threatened because of their work.