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Signs of Success

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Participants share their achievements one year after 2009 U.S. Leadership Institute by Marlena Chertock 2009 U.S. Leadership Institute participant Melodie Warner. Photo by IWMF. A year ago, participants in the International Women’s Media Foundation’s sixth annual U.S. Leadership Institute for Women Journalists left Chicago after spending three days deeply immersed in learning how to become […]

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Cultivating Leadership, Honoring Courage, Pioneering Change

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A DC non-profit pushes the status of women in the media by Marlena Chertock This summer I’m interning with the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) in Washington, DC. The IWMF was founded in 1990 in order to honor women in the media and support the freedom of the press.  An international conference in Washington, D.C., News in […]