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Upcoming Conferences

Here are conferences to look out for
Awim23

AWiM

23

Media & Gender Violence Conference

30 Nov, 2023 – 1 Dec, 2023

Kigali Marriott, Rwanda

Past Conferences

Here are the conferences we’ve held

Awim23

AWiM

23

Media & Gender Violence Conference

30 Nov, 2023 – 1 Dec, 2023

Kigali Marriott, Rwanda

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AWiM

22

United in Action Conference

8 Dec, 2022 – 9 Dec, 2022

Fez, Morocco
AWIM21 Main Poster with AU

AWiM

21

Building Resilience Conference

6 Dec, 2021 – 8 Dec, 2021

Virtual (Zoom)

2023-11-13_15-54

AWiM

20

Reimagining Futures : Women in Media...

3 Dec, 2020 – 7 Dec, 2020

Virtual (Zoom)

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AWiM

19

Showcase Conference

25 July, 2019 – 27 July, 2019

Nairobi, Kenya

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AWiM

18

Visibility Conference

21 June, 2018 – 22 June, 2018

Nigeria

awim17

AWiM

17

African Women in Media Conference

27 July, 2017

Birmingham City University

Awim23

AWiM

23

Media & Gender Violence Conference

30 Nov, 2023 – 1 Dec, 2023

Kigali Marriott, Rwanda

52574830814_848dc8b835_k

AWiM

22

United in Action Conference

8 Dec, 2022 – 9 Dec, 2022

Fez, Morocco
AWIM21 Main Poster with AU

AWiM

21

Building Resilience Conference

6 Dec, 2021 – 8 Dec, 2021

Virtual (Zoom)

2023-11-13_15-54

AWiM

20

Reimagining Futures : Women in Media...

3 Dec, 2020 – 7 Dec, 2020

Virtual (Zoom)

AWiM19 poster

AWiM

19

Showcase Conference

25 July, 2019 – 27 July, 2019

Nairobi, Kenya

IMG_3445-2

AWiM

18

Visibility Conference

21 June, 2018 – 22 June, 2018

Nigeria

awim17

AWiM

17

African Women in Media Conference

27 July, 2017

Birmingham City University

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.