IWMF Seeks Applications for its 2013/2014 Elizabeth Neuffer Journalism Fellowship

 IWMF _logo2The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is
now accepting applications for the 2013/2014 Elizabeth Neuffer
Fellowship, designed for a woman journalist working in print,
broadcast or digital news media to spend seven months in a tailored
program that combines access to MIT’s Center for International Studies
and media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New York Times.

Named for the 1998 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner and The
Boston Globe correspondent, Elizabeth Neuffer, who was killed in Iraq
in May 2003, this fellowship is open to women journalists worldwide
whose work focuses on human rights and social justice. Created with
Elizabeth Neuffer’s family and friends, it aims to perpetuate her
memory and advance her life mission of promoting international
understanding of human rights and social justice while creating an
opportunity for women journalists to build their skills.

“The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship has opened a whole new world of
journalism for me, and in the least, it has made me a better
journalist”, 2012/2013 Neuffer Fellow Priyanka Borpujari from India
told the IWMF. “This fellowship provided me the much-needed time and
space to reflect on my work, and learn from my peers. It also gave me
the chance to write for and speak to different audiences about India’s
economic-humanitarian crisis”, she added.

To apply, visit iwmf.org/2013neuffer to start the online application
process. Journalists working in the print, broadcast and Internet
media, including freelancers, are eligible to apply. Applicants must
have a minimum of three years of experience in journalism.

Applications will be accepted until May 01, 2013, and the fellowship
will run from September 2013 – March 2014.

For more information about this fellowship, go to
iwmf.org/2013neuffer, contact Ann Marie Valentine (202-496-1992,
neuffer@iwmf.org) and follow @IWMF on Twitter.


Posted on March 13, 2013, in Africa, Career, Fellowship and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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