IWMF On the Ground

Read the stories from fellows as they report on the ground.

Through our blog, read the experiences from our fellows from our most recent reporting trip.

Power, Privilege, and Influence

MIT’s D-Lab. In our final class for Humanitarian Innovation at MIT’s D-Lab apart from presenting our final projects and our humble inventions, which were all amazing, the class also conducted several power dynamics activities. I…

Everyone Across the World Deserves a HEFAT Training

Learning CPR at the HEFAT retreat in Virginia. Sometimes when you learn a skill a little late in life, you wonder how you’ve been doing okay at life so far, without knowing the skill. That…

Letter Pressing at MIT’s Beaver Press

Step 1: Picking out your leaden letters and arranging them on to the metal plates Apart from working at the Globe and auditing courses at MIT, the Neuffer Fellowship also gives you access and opportunity…

Assignments, Classes, and Projects

Graffiti near Central Station. While I was admiring the alley a posted about a protest and a poster about a film both caught my eye and my takeaway was, always stop to enjoy graffiti. I…

Getting into the Reporting Business

In March, my second month of the Fellowship, I got a really exciting opportunity, to report for the Metro section of the Globe. Even though I technically am part of the editorial team, one of…

The Learning Part of the Fellowship

After a 7-year hiatus from school, I settled into student life as if no time has passed. As an IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow I was given the chance to take classes at MIT – and…

Arriving in Boston and being greeted by the Snow and the Globe

I arrived in Boston just hours after one of the biggest storms in the city ended. Well, to be fair, I didn’t arrive in Boston, I arrived in Sommerville, a suburb of Boston, where I…

Dar más voz a las mujeres, un reto impostergable para el periodismo

Narrar las historias de mujeres, sus vivencias, experiencias y formas de ver la vida es aún una deuda del periodismo. Sin duda, hay avances importantes en medios de comunicación alternativos y feministas, pero en los…

Una trabajo sobre la población LGBTQ+

Los máximos frutos del taller sobre periodismo incluyente de la iniciativa ¡Exprésate! se ven reflejados en el proyecto periodístico “Ser quien quiero ser: un hogar seguro para las personas LQBTQ+”, el cual pudimos realizar gracias…