- Date Awarded
- Grant Period
- 08/01/09 to 07/31/11
- Focus Area
- Journalism & Media Innovation
- Washington, DC
To support the International Conference of Women Media Leaders
The International Women’s Media Foundation is a global network dedicated to strengthening the role of women in the news media worldwide. Started in 1990, the foundation today is a global network dedicated to cultivating leadership, honoring courage and building opportunity. The IWMF anchors its work in research and monitors the status of women in the news media worldwide. This grant will support the 2011 International Conference of Women Media Leaders which will bring together between 100 and 150 leading women journalists from around the world to develop a global strategy to grow gender equality within the news professions. During the conference, the group will unveil the results of its Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media, which will frame conference discussions and help drive change.