Website and Cookies Privacy

This Policy applies to personal data collected through the Organization’s websites. Cookies may be utilised on certain pages of the websites. However, visitors to the Organization’s website maintain the prerogative to decline the use of cookies while still being able to fully navigate the websites. It is important to note that choosing to decline cookies may result in impaired functionality within the site.

A cookie refers to a small data file placed by your browser on your computer or device. The primary purpose of cookies is to facilitate website navigation, wherein the cookies cannot gather any information stored on your computer or files.

When a web server reads cookies through a web browser, it aids in providing a more user-friendly service on the website. In order to safeguard your privacy, your browser solely grants a website access to the cookies it has previously transmitted to you.

The utilization of cookies by our organization serves the purpose of acquiring insights into the manner in which you interact with our content, thereby enabling us to enhance your browsing experience on our website.

Cookies retain information about the type of browser you use and any additional browser software you have installed. Furthermore, they preserve your selected preferences, such as language and region, maintained as default settings upon revisiting the website. Additionally, cookies facilitate the rating of pages and completion of comment forms.

The cookies we employ may be categorised as session or persistent. Session cookies are temporary and will be erased once you close your browser, while persistent cookies remain stored on your computer for longer.


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.