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Call for Papers: African Women in Media 2023 (AWiM23) Conference, RwandaTheme: Media and Gender Violence African Women in Media is calling for abstract

Call for Papers: African Women in Media 2023 (AWiM23) Conference, RwandaTheme: Media and Gender Violence African Women in Media is calling for abstract

Women’s financial inclusion cannot be over-emphasized as an increase in financial inclusion can lead to higher economic growth as well as lower income

In Information Technology, women are under-represented, especially in its workforce. It is against this backdrop that Prof. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo Founding Director, Women’s

Synopsis Over the year, Nigeria has recorded low representation of women in both elective and appointive positions. Yet, the few elected ones hardly

A Social Engineering Practitioner, recognised thought leader, speaker, a most sought female event host and Master of Ceremonies, MC Joyce Daniels boasts of

The African Women in the Media (AWiM) is seeking two researchers to produce two pieces ofresearch on the media coverage of young women

The six African Women in Media Conference welcomed media professionals from different countries to discuss the issue of policies and regulations towards gender

Every year during the annual African Women in Media Conference, journalists are given the opportunity to pitch their story ideas to organisations who

There are two different realities people across the world face when it comes to digitalisation. On one hand, the expansive and transformative landscape

In a world where men are termed as behaving like women when they choose to remain calm amidst disagreements and women are termed

Gender-based violence is first and foremost a human rights issue but it also presents social, community, and economic challenges to survivors, their families

Janet Otieno was editing the final page of a magazine for the Citizen, a Tanzanian newspaper, when she received a call from human

Sexual harassment continues to rear its ugly head in the workplace, thereby becoming an issue of global concern. The International Labour Organisation (ILO)

My story started late at night when I received a late night call from my superior which I was tempted to ignore as

“Life is a test, never give up” Journalism is not for a faint heart! Every Female journalists around the world has a story

As I walk through Lindi area of Kibra, the largest slum in Kenya and Africa to conduct interviews for my pitch, so many

There is no lie in the claim that social media is a power tool in discovering opportunities that are way beyond what we

To think I almost missed this training!   I heard about AWiM’s RCCE programme through a forwarded WhatsApp message in one of the groups I am in. The lady who forwarded it wrote: “guys jaribuni” translated as “guys

 In this episode with Emmy-nominated journalist, Ruona J. Meyer, we talk investigative journalism, how to pitch yourself and your stories, and making use of the platforms available to you.  Her undercover investigation ‘Sweet,

A new Africa beckons, one that fosters high visibility, maximum impact and borderless bonds. This is evident in the take-off of the Africa

In July, journalists across Africa gathered in Nairobi, Kenya to showcase the reporting produced by African women working in a variety of media.

In July, journalists across Africa gathered in Nairobi, Kenya to showcase the reporting produced by African women working in a variety of media.

Hodan Nalayeh was the founder of Integration TV, a platform she set up so that she can change the narrative of Somalia in

Can you share with us a bit about your journey? I am a filmmaker from The Central African Republic and the CEO of my

Finally, after centuries in journalism schools, conferences and seminars, the inverted pyramid style of news writing is on its last legs. Dying out,

Planning #AWIM18 conference outside my 9-5 life was not so easy. The fact that I was outside the country made it more difficult

The 2017 edition of the AWIM conference (#AWIM17) held at the Birmingham City University at a time that I was heavily pregnant with

There are so many social media platforms today, you would be forgiven if you thought all that you can possibly do there is

At the beginning of each working day, I go through a number of time management tools that I use to plan and manage

Funke-Treasure Durodola is a broadcast journalist, certified media trainer, speech and leadership coach. She is the first female journalist to manage an all-news

Tell us about yourself My name is Sumeya Gasa. I am a 25-year-old award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and researcher based in Johannesburg. After

On 21-22 June 2018, the city of Ibadan did not only welcome media professionals from far and near, it became the space for

I started my first business in 2010. IQ4News was a collaborative platform for news on Africa – at least that was the original

I started my first business in 2010. IQ4News was a collaborative platform for news on Africa – at least that was the original

Happy World Photography Day!!! Since 1823 when Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the first photograph with a camera, the world has come a long

My story started late at night when I received a late night call from my superior which I was tempted to ignore as

“Life is a test, never give up” Journalism is not for a faint heart! Every Female journalists around the world has a story

As I walk through Lindi area of Kibra, the largest slum in Kenya and Africa to conduct interviews for my pitch, so many

There is no lie in the claim that social media is a power tool in discovering opportunities that are way beyond what we

To think I almost missed this training!   I heard about AWiM’s RCCE programme through a forwarded WhatsApp message in one of the groups I am in. The lady who forwarded it wrote: “guys jaribuni” translated as “guys

Safety to me used to be just about physical safety, however that perspective has been broadened via the #RCCE2020 Training of which I am a participant.

Safety especially journalist safety is very vital in this day and age we find ourselves. The corona virus pandemic has heightened the already

The #RCCE200 project from African Women in Media in partnership with UNESCO under the framework of the IPDC is pleased to present the

African Women in Media (AWiM), in partnership with UNESCO under the framework of the IPDC announces the kick off/ launch of the Risk Communication and Community Engagement

COURSE: Online fact-checking and verification training Facilitator: Carina van Wyk Date: 25 – 26 June 2020 Time: 0900-1600 (GMT+2) Places available: 20 Register

A group of 200 Eastern African women journalists will soon be connected through an on-line resource hub addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and providing online

There is no lie in the claim that social media is a power tool in discovering opportunities that are way beyond what we

To think I almost missed this training!   I heard about AWiM’s RCCE programme through a forwarded WhatsApp message in one of the groups I am in. The lady who forwarded it wrote: “guys jaribuni” translated as “guys

Safety to me used to be just about physical safety, however that perspective has been broadened via the #RCCE2020 Training of which I am a participant.

“I raise my voice not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. We cannot succeed when half of

Safety especially journalist safety is very vital in this day and age we find ourselves. The corona virus pandemic has heightened the already

Tech Cabal and UK-Nigeria Tech Hub, have released a report examining the distribution and level of involvement of women in technology and STEM

Tech Cabal and UK-Nigeria Tech Hub, have released a report examining the distribution and level of involvement of women in technology and STEM

A new Africa beckons, one that fosters high visibility, maximum impact and borderless bonds. This is evident in the take-off of the Africa

ABUJA – In September 2016, a study on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) conducted in Nigeria by NOI Polls reported that access to food,

“Eze Ada, you are meant to be a boy”- this is a phrase that has been said way too many times to me

Can you share with us a bit about your journey? I am a filmmaker from The Central African Republic and the CEO of my

Can you share with us a bit about your journey? I am a filmmaker from The Central African Republic and the CEO of my

Becoming a grantee of the 2017/18 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Howard Buffet Fund for Women Journalists, was a rare opportunity for me which

Becoming a grantee of the 2017/18 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Howard Buffet Fund for Women Journalists, was a rare opportunity for me which

Tell us about yourself  My name is Ruona J.Meyer. I am a Multi-media Journalist with 15 years’ experience in print, radio, wire agency

Chika Oduah is an award-winning multimedia journalist, poet, writer and photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Voice of America,

Funke-Treasure Durodola is a broadcast journalist, certified media trainer, speech and leadership coach. She is the first female journalist to manage an all-news

Tell us about yourself My name is Sumeya Gasa. I am a 25-year-old award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and researcher based in Johannesburg. After

This week on #HerMediaDiary Podcast, I interview South African award-winning journalist, documentary and film director, Diana Neille. Diana discusses business models, taking storytelling

‘Your network is your networth’ is an adage that we often hear about. In this episode, Kenyan multiple-award winning journalist and writer Christine

It was a privilege to interview the writer, performer, and advocate Bassey Ikpi for the third episode of #HerMediaDiary podcast. We talk writing,

 In this episode with Emmy-nominated journalist, Ruona J. Meyer, we talk investigative journalism, how to pitch yourself and your stories, and making use of the platforms available to you.  Her undercover investigation ‘Sweet,

Addis Ababa 11 May 2020 (ECA) – The director of regional integration and trade at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Stephen Karingi,

Episode Four: Mental Health of Journalists In our final episode of the ‘Covid-19 for Journalists’ podcast series, we speak about the mental health

Hodan Nalayeh was the founder of Integration TV, a platform she set up so that she can change the narrative of Somalia in

The concept of charging for a project may be a struggle as there are many factors that come into play: How much time

At the beginning of each working day, I go through a number of time management tools that I use to plan and manage

Life prepared me for the adventure I currently live. Growing up, I lived in the UK with my brothers. I remember CNN was

Something I have grappled with for sometime now is understanding what my style is. I like to dress well and look good but

When you are a very ambitious person, you tend to want to do everything. But learning to say No can be a good

I started my first business in 2010. IQ4News was a collaborative platform for news on Africa – at least that was the original

Call for Papers: African Women in Media 2023 (AWiM23) Conference, RwandaTheme: Media and Gender Violence African Women in Media is calling for abstract

Call for Papers: African Women in Media 2023 (AWiM23) Conference, RwandaTheme: Media and Gender Violence African Women in Media is calling for abstract

Women’s financial inclusion cannot be over-emphasized as an increase in financial inclusion can lead to higher economic growth as well as lower income

In Information Technology, women are under-represented, especially in its workforce. It is against this backdrop that Prof. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo Founding Director, Women’s

Synopsis Over the year, Nigeria has recorded low representation of women in both elective and appointive positions. Yet, the few elected ones hardly

A Social Engineering Practitioner, recognised thought leader, speaker, a most sought female event host and Master of Ceremonies, MC Joyce Daniels boasts of

The African Women in the Media (AWiM) is seeking two researchers to produce two pieces ofresearch on the media coverage of young women

The six African Women in Media Conference welcomed media professionals from different countries to discuss the issue of policies and regulations towards gender

Every year during the annual African Women in Media Conference, journalists are given the opportunity to pitch their story ideas to organisations who

There are two different realities people across the world face when it comes to digitalisation. On one hand, the expansive and transformative landscape

In a world where men are termed as behaving like women when they choose to remain calm amidst disagreements and women are termed

Gender-based violence is first and foremost a human rights issue but it also presents social, community, and economic challenges to survivors, their families

DR. YEMISI AKINBOBOLA

C.E.O & Co-founder, AWiM

Dr Yemisi Akinbobola is an award-winning journalist, academic, consultant and co-founder of African Women in Media (AWiM). AWiM’s vision is that one-day African women will have equal access to representation in media. Joint winner of the CNN African Journalist Award 2016 (Sports Reporting), Yemisi ran her news website IQ4News between 2010-14.
Yemisi holds a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies from Birmingham City University, where she is a Senior Lecturer. She has published scholarly research on women’s rights, African feminism, and journalism and digital public spheres. She was Editorial Consultant for the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 commemorative book titled “She Stands for Peace: 20 Years, 20 Journeys”, and currently hosts the book’s podcast.
She speaks regularly on issues relating to gender and media. In 2021 she was recognized as one of 100 Most Influential African Women.