Some of you female vloggers might be interested in this.
The International Women*s Media Foundation is now accepting
applications for the 2007-08 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, named for 1998
Courage in Journalism Award winner and The Boston Globe correspondent who
was killed in Iraq in May 2003. Applications will be accepted until
April 15, 2007, and the fellowship will run from September 2007 - May
One woman journalist will be selected to spend an academic year in a
tailored program with access to Boston-area universities as well as the
Boston Globe and New York Times. The flexible structure of the program
with opportunities to pursue academic research
and hone her reporting skills covering topics related to human rights.
The fellow will also have a key role in the annual Elizabeth Neuffer
The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is open to women journalists whose
focus is human rights and social justice. A successful applicant will be
dedicated to a career in journalism in print, broadcast or Internet
media and will show a strong commitment to sharing knowledge and skills
with colleagues upon the completion of the fellowship. Excellent written
and spoken English skills are required. Expenses, including airfare and
housing, will be covered.
The International Women*s Media Foundation was launched in 1990 with a
mission to strengthen the role of women in the news media worldwide.
The IWMF network includes women and men in the media in more than 130
An electronic version of the
application form is located on the IWMF
website at www.iwmf.org/programs/neuffer/fellowship.php. For more
information about the program, visit www.iwmf.org/programs/neuffer or e-mail
Please feel free to share this information with interested colleagues.
Director of Programs
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