Press Releases

Palestinian Journalist Samar Abu Elouf Wins IWMF 2024 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Winning portfolio captured in Gaza during October and November 2023 [April 4, 2024 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s…

IWMF Kim Wall Memorial Fund Announces 2024 Grantees in Record Application Year

Journalists from the U.S., U.K., and China selected to advance Wall’s legacy of storytelling amid an unprecedented applicant pool. WASHINGTON,…

IWMF Statement on Police Attacks on Senegalese Journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) demands Senegalese police protect journalists covering election protests in Dakar and respect the international…

IWMF Statement on Release of Iranian Journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is relieved that Niloofar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi have been released on bail after…

Karen Grisgby Bates Receives 2023 IWMF Gwen Ifill Award

NPR veteran recognized as an industry mentor and trailblazer in race reporting [WASHINGTON, DC – December 27, 2023] – The…

The International Women’s Media Foundation Mourns the Passing of Leda Hartman

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) mourns the passing of Leda Hartman, a long-time editor with IWMF’s Round Earth Media…

IWMF Launches “Newsroom Safety Across America” Ahead of 2024 Elections

Training program will travel to swing states to prepare and protect journalists [November 15, 2023 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The…

Kari Howard Fund for Narrative Journalism Announces Inaugural Grantees

Writers working in France and India are recipients of inaugural grants made by the Kari Howard Fund for Narrative Journalism,…

IWMF Calls for Protection of Journalists Reporting in Israel and Palestine

As conflict unfolds in Israel and the Gaza Strip, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) calls for the safety of…

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