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AWiM21 Conference produced five winners across five-pitch categories. We present Professor Nitasha Ramparsad Tell us/the readers about yourself, your education, job, interests and

Organization: African Women in Media (AWiM)   Location: Home Based   Position type: Contract (Jan- Feb 2022)  Start Date: Immediately  About African Women in Media

What a conference that was! AWiM21 had over 500 registered attendees and 133 speakers and trainers. We had an audience from over 45

AWiM Fojo Graduate Program  Background African Women in Media in partnership with Fojo Medda Institute is proud to be implementing a graduate program

Editor and Project Manager, Africa Environmental Journalism Programme Start Date: Immediate Start Position Type: Fixed Term (January-June 2022) ABOUT THE AFRICA WOMEN IN MEDIA (AWiM)

UNEP-AWiM ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM MEDIA CAMPAIGN Background Environmental issues, and especially their gendered perspectives, are still widely underreported in Africa. Some of the gaps

In June 2020, UNESCO through the IPDC framework partnered with AWiM to embark on a group of activities involving training, development of an

LIVED EXPERIENCES OF AFRICAN WOMEN JOURNALISTS COVERING LABOUR AND MIGRATION IN AFRICA  A RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTED TO AFRICAN WOMEN IN MEDIA (AWiM)  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  

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Overview of the Pitch Zone Awards The Pitch Zone awards is a way for journalists to pitch for stories and get funding for

Overview of project The Agenda 2063 Africa Photojournalism Project, in line with both Africa’s Development Strategy Agenda 2063 and the African Union 2021

AWiM21 Conference produced five winners across five-pitch categories. We present Professor Nitasha Ramparsad Tell us/the readers about yourself, your education, job, interests and

Organization: African Women in Media (AWiM)   Location: Home Based   Position type: Contract (Jan- Feb 2022)  Start Date: Immediately  About African Women in Media

What a conference that was! AWiM21 had over 500 registered attendees and 133 speakers and trainers. We had an audience from over 45

AWiM Fojo Graduate Program  Background African Women in Media in partnership with Fojo Medda Institute is proud to be implementing a graduate program

Editor and Project Manager, Africa Environmental Journalism Programme Start Date: Immediate Start Position Type: Fixed Term (January-June 2022) ABOUT THE AFRICA WOMEN IN MEDIA (AWiM)

UNEP-AWiM ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM MEDIA CAMPAIGN Background Environmental issues, and especially their gendered perspectives, are still widely underreported in Africa. Some of the gaps

In June 2020, UNESCO through the IPDC framework partnered with AWiM to embark on a group of activities involving training, development of an

LIVED EXPERIENCES OF AFRICAN WOMEN JOURNALISTS COVERING LABOUR AND MIGRATION IN AFRICA  A RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTED TO AFRICAN WOMEN IN MEDIA (AWiM)  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  

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Overview of the Pitch Zone Awards The Pitch Zone awards is a way for journalists to pitch for stories and get funding for

Overview of project The Agenda 2063 Africa Photojournalism Project, in line with both Africa’s Development Strategy Agenda 2063 and the African Union 2021

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.