The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)

ANNOUNCING: Central African Republic (CAR) And Democratic Republic Of Congo (DRC) Fellows 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 … [Read more...]

Celebrating Red.ish Magazine Launch, Tameshia Holleman

Tameshia Holleman, Founder of Red.Ish says: "People know me as the aggressive worker, the perfectionist or the “thinker.” But honestly, I am just a woman with a goal, putting her visions into action. Above everything I am a devoted and fulltime mother of 3 lovely children, residing in Greensboro, NC. In addition, I am a fulltime graduate student focusing on clinical psychology, and I run a fulltime graphic design business. Aside from all of my working and nurturing, I enjoy meditation tactics … [Read more...]

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, celebrating MAY 8th!

As the ITU Special Envoy for Women and Girls in ICT, I am thrilled to be greeting all the girls around the world, as we celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 25 April 2013. Technology is offering large-scale opportunities to empower women and girls, creating a systemic cultural shift by improving how they’re portrayed and represented. These are the tools that will ultimately allow women and girls to reach their full potential. My awareness of gender imbalance in the media came when I … [Read more...]

IPDC funds workshop for Pakistani women TV journalists in Karachi

A four-day workshop for Pakistani female television journalists, supported by UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC), kicked off on 10 April in Karachi. A total of 17 journalists working for different TV channels took part in the workshop, with the main objective to strengthen their professional capacity in news gathering and production. The sessions covered a brief history of the media, the characteristic of state versus private television channels, the … [Read more...]

WAM: Women, Action & the Media!, March 23/24, 2013

Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press - Media Events March 23 - 24, 2013 Cambridge, MA USA Women, Action & the Media! Boston Film Festival 2013 Did you know that despite composing half of the population, only 23% of commercial films in the United States are produced by women? Only 7% are directed by women, and only 8% are written by women. The 3rd Annual WAM!Boston (Women, Action, and the Media) Film Festival looks to challenge this status quo by showcasing the latest … [Read more...]

IPDC Project on Gender Awareness and Media in China Launched

A project on “Promoting Gender-Awareness in Chinese Mass Media” has kicked off in Beijing with a two-day workshop on 27 and 28 November 2012, organized by the UNESCO Chair on Gender and Media at the Communication University of China (CUC), and attended by about 80 media managers, journalists and scholars. The opening session was also the occasion to launch the Chinese translation of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) [The aim of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Wendy Ladd

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life,  with the Women of our World, of this UNstoppable force.   She refers to herself as the Master Connector, and we Celebrate that she is now here for the Women of our World. This woman will show the way of rising above change and working for others, leading the way to Success!     WOMAN of ACTION    Wendy Ladd   www.WendyLadd.com   "People, Products and Ideas" Wendy wants to share and connect her … [Read more...]

Ginger Katz is Taking Action in March 2011 celebrating drug free youth!

    A Celebration of Women is elated to share with the Women of our World, this upcoming event of our WOMAN of ACTION, Ginger Katz      WOMAN of ACTION      Ginger Katz     Ginger Katz, our very own WOMAN of ACTION   invites one and all to join her on this very important night.   "  Virginia "Ginger" Katz, CEO and Founder of the Courage to Speak Foundation, Inc. has transformed a personal tragedy, the loss of her only son, Ian, to drugs at the age 20, into a beacon of hope. The Courage To … [Read more...]

UNESCO celebrates International Women's Day!

    UNESCO celebrates International Women’s Day     The plight of millions of school-age girls living in the world’s conflict and post conflict zones will be highlighted at the Paris launch of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report, which will take place at the Organization’s Headquarters on 8 March, marking International Women’s Day.   UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will launch the French edition of the report, “The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education” at the … [Read more...]

Avaaz: Stop Rupert Murdoch‏, the media mogul.

The world's largest and most dangerous media baron wants to buy nearly half of the British mass media, boosting his power to undermine global efforts on everything from peace to the environment. We only have 48 hours to press the UK government to stand up and stop Rupert Murdoch: In 48 hours, nearly half the British mass media could be bought by one of the world's worst media moguls. Rupert Murdoch has exploited his vast media empire to push war in Iraq, elect George W Bush, spread … [Read more...]

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