IWMF In the News

IWMF Launches Newsroom Initiative to Protect Journalists Online

Safety Guide Prepares and Protects News Media from Digital Attacks [September 20, 2022 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today introduced a robust and practical safety guide for global newsrooms to…

IWMF Mourns the Passing of Courage Award Winners Anne Garrels and Magdalena Ruiz Guiñazú

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is saddened to learn of the passing of Courage in Journalism Award winner Anne Garrels (2003) and Lifetime Achievement Award winner Magdalena Ruiz Guiñazú (2003). Both journalists were trailblazers…

IWMF Names Mc Nelly Torres 2022 Gwen Ifill Award Winner

Center for Public Integrity editor honored for advancing diversity in investigative journalism [WASHINGTON, DC – September 8, 2022] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced Mc Nelly Torres as the recipient of its…

Democracy Fund Grants IWMF $100,000 to Support Mental Health for Journalists of Color

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is thrilled to announce a recent gift of $100,000 from Democracy Fund to support the organization’s work providing journalists of color with mental health grants. This effort began in…

Gabriela Sá Pessoa Chosen as IWMF’s 2023 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow

Brazilian journalist will report on human rights for international news outlets; Slovakian journalist Sara Cincurova is runner-up [August 11, 2022 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced its selection of…

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Funds IWMF Reporting Venture in Haiti

Program will produce journalism from Haitian journalists and international editors [July 27, 2022 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF/Kellogg Foundation) joins the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today as the organization’s newest…

Skift Founder and CEO Rafat Ali Joins IWMF Board of Directors

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is pleased to share that Rafat Ali, Founder and CEO of travel business media company Skift, recently joined the IWMF’s board of directors. Ali is a serial entrepreneur in…

Capital B Co-founder Lauren Williams joins IWMF Board of Directors

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is thrilled to announce the newest appointment to its board of directors: Lauren Williams. Williams is a co-founder and the CEO of Capital B, a nonprofit local-national news organization…

IWMF Condemns Sentencing of Belarusian Journalist Katsyaryna Andreyeva

[July 13, 2022] – Today, Belarusian authorities sentenced imprisoned journalist Katsyaryna Andreyeva to an additional eight years in prison on charges of “high treason,” the details of which were not provided. The International Women’s Media…