International conference on women media leaders

Third International Conference on Women Media Leaders

22 Mar 00:00 – 25 Mar 00:00

March 22-25, 2011
George Washington University
Washington, DC, USA

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), in partnership with the GW Global Media Institute, will gather top female executives in the news business from around the world for two days of unprecedented discussions designed to develop a concrete Platform for Action to achieve gender equity in newsrooms…Deadline for those interested in volunteering: January 15, 2011.

Read more here.

2011 Courage in Journalism award

Here’s some info on a Courage in Journalism award:

2011 Courage in Journalism

From the IWMF Web site:

It takes courage to report the news in many parts of the world. Each year, the International Women’s Media Foundation honors that courage and promotes the importance of a free press with its Courage in Journalism Awards, the only international awards that recognize the bravery of women journalists. Nominees risk political persecution, physical injury and death in their efforts to expose corruption and champion human rights.