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P.O. Box 77665
San Francisco, CA 94107
Description: About-Face promotes positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach and activism.
ADPC (associació de dones periodistes de Catalunya)
Rambla Catalunya 10
Teléfono: 93 412 11 11
Descripción: Asociación profesional de ámbito catalán que agrupa a mujeres que trabajan en los medios de comunicación con el objetivo de mejorar su situación profesional. Sus estatutos se aprobaron en junio de 1992, convirtiéndose en la primera asociación de mujeres periodistas de España.
Description: Catalonian professional association that brings together women working in the media with the purpose of improving their professional situation. Its statutes were passed in 1992, becoming the first Spain’s association of women journalists.
The Afghan Women's Writing Project
Contact: Elisabeth Lehr, Acting Executive Director
Masha's Website/Blog: www.mashahamilton.com
AWWP Blog: http://www.awwproject.org/
Description: The Afghan Women's Writing Project was begun as a way to allow the voices of Afghan women - too often silenced - to enter the world directly, without any mediation. The Project is aimed at allowing Afghan women to have a direct voice in the world, not filtered through male relatives or members of the media. Many of these Afghan women have to make extreme efforts to gain computer access in order to submit their writings, in English, to the project.
African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)
P.O Box 54562
Telephone: +254 20 2712971/2 or +254 20 2341516/7
Cell: +254 725 766932/733 697390
Fax: +254 202712974
Description: FEMNET was created in 1988 for African women's non-governmental organizations to share experiences, information and strategies through advocacy training and communications so as to advance African women's development, equality and other human rights.
Alliance for Women in Media (AWM)
AWRT National Headquarters
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500
McLean, VA 22102
Description: AWRT works to advance women in electronic media fields.
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters -Women's international Network (AMARC-WIN)
2, Sainte-Catherine East Street, Suite 102
Montreal, Quebec, H2X 1K4
Description: Within AMARC is the Women's International Network, a large assembly of women communicators working towards the recognition of the fundamental and specific role of women in establishing new communication practices.
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (Anita Borg IWT)
1501 Page Mill Road, MS 1105
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Description: IWT is an advanced research, development, advocacy and action organization, drawing women around the world into active and equitable involvement in the definition, creation of information technologies.
Arab Women Media Centre (AWMC)
Post Code: 11947 P.O. Box 199
Al Abdalli, Al Ellamiatt Al Arabiatt Street
Contact: Mahasen Al Emam
Description: NGO's objectives include offering on-the-job training to newly graduated/unemployed media women to run their media research project. Also publish an online/print youth magazine named AYAMM (Arab Youth & Modern Media), as well as encouraging democracy and freedom of expressions by implementing our media to non media training programs.
The Association for Women in Communications (AWC)
3337 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Contact: Patricia Valenzuela, Executive Director
Description: Professional organization with local chapters nationwide. Promotes advancement of women in all disciplines of communication through advocating high professional standards and progressive change in all communication fields. Annual Professional Conference. Monthly online newsletter. Quarterly online magazine, Leadership Forum.
Association for Women Journalists- DFW Chapter
PO Box 2199
Fort Worth, TX 76113
Contact: Jessamy Brown
Description: The group is dedicated to supporting women in print and broadcast journalism and promoting the respectful treatment of women by the news media. There are seven AWJ chapters across the country, and we continue to grow.
Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
161 W. Sylvania Ave
Neptune City, NJ 07753
Contact: Jenni Carlson, president
Description: Organization of women in sports media and those who support them. Helping women lead more effective sports media careers through problem-solving, annual conventions, a job bank, internship/scholarship programs, and a newsletter.
4001 Ravenswood #204C
Chicago, IL 60613
Description: Nonprofit organization dedicated to creating alternative media for social change among women and youth.
Canadian Women in Communications (CWC)
67 Yonge Street, Suite 804
Contact: Stephanie Mackendrick, President
Description: CWC is a national, bilingual, nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the involvement of women in the converging communications industry (including radio, television, telecommunications, cable, specialty, film/video, new media and allied fields).
Capital Women Journalists Association (CWJA)
15 Huixia Dongjie
Contact: Li Xing
Description: Works to eliminate gender discrimination in media through training programs, and monitors women's roles and portrayal in the media through surveys. CWJA represents more than 100 media organizations, as well as more than 8,000 women journalists in Beijing alone.
CEMINA - Comunicação, Educação e Informação em Gênero
Rua Álvaro Alvim, 21/16º
Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Description: an organization that produces radio and printed publications and provides media training to women, empowering these women, increasing the possibility participation of women in the production of communication material in a non-elitist way and resisting those values in society that oppress women.
Center for Women & Information Technology
1000 Hilltop Circle- ITE Building 452
Baltimore, MD 21250
Contact: Dr. Penny Rheingans, Director
Description: CWIT seeks to enhance the understanding of the relationship between gender and IT. The Center's four-fold mission includes ensuring that the richness of women's lives and concerns are fully represented on the internet.
Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP)
P.O. Box 268107
Chicago, IL 60626
Description: CWIP is a non-profit, volunteer organization for professionals in the publishing industry. It promotes the advancement of women through mentor program, job service, monthly meetings, Freelance Directory, and CWIP Clips newsletter.
6 East 39th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10016-0112
Description: CineWomenNY is a grassroots, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization that supports and encourages women in the film and entertainment industry.
Comunicación e Información de la Mujer AC
Women's Communication and Information (CIMAC)
Teléfono: 55100085, 55125796
Contact: Lucía Lagunes Huerta, Directora General
Description: Founded in 1988 by a group of communication professimals, its mission is to generate and publish news information, ensure that journalists incorporate women’s human rights into their reporting and promote media as an educational and social transformation tool to be used as a tool for civil society organizations to share their activities, demands and proposals.
Descripción: Comunicación e Información de la Mujer (CIMAC), fue fundada en 1988 por un grupo de profesionales de la comunicación. Su misión es generar y publicar información noticiosa sobre la condición social de las mujeres, asegurar que las y los periodistas incorporen los derechos humanos de las mujeres en su trabajo cotidiano, así como promover los medios como una herramienta de transformación educativa y social que sirva como estrategia para que las organizaciones civiles transmitan sus actividades, demandas y propuestas.
Digital Sisters, Inc.
P.O. Box 76528
Washington, DC 20013
Description: Digital Sisters promotes and provides technology education and enrichment for women and children who are traditionally under-served.
Exceptional Women in Publishing
944 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
EWIP was founded in 1999 by five women looking for an organization that met the needs of women in print and online periodical publishing. Out of this need, EWIP was formed to accomplish two goals: to educate, empower and support women in print and online publishing and to educate, empower and support women through the power of print and online publishing.
Ugandan Women Writer's Association
Plot 147, Kira Road
P.O. Box 705
Director: Goretti Kyomuhendo
Description: FEMRITE is a women's organization that came into being at a time when the Ugandan literary scene had almost no visible creative literature written by women. FEMRITE works to build level ground for Ugandan women creative writers enabling them to contribute to national development through creative writing.
Girls Write Now
247 West 37th St, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10018
Description: Girls Write Now is a community of professional women writers—educators, editors, poets, novelists, playwrights, journalists, literary agents, publishers, and more—on a mission. Since 1998 we’ve provided guidance, support, and opportunities for New York City's underserved or at-risk high school girls, enabling them to develop their creative, independent voices, explore careers in professional writing, and learn how to make healthy choices in school, career, and life.
Global Telecom Women's Network
c/o Arlande Capital
28 Queen Street
The International Chamber of Commerce
Description: The purpose of the GTWN is to provide a forum for executive women active in telecommunications to get together and network; to provide a role model to younger women managers active in telecommunications; and to contribute to the evolving global information society in a positive manner.
Green Valley Media
300 Maple Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Contact: Robin Lloyd
Description: Green Valley Media is a nonprofit film and video production and distribution company founded in 1974 to promote awareness of social issues and to bring unheard voices into the mainstream. A catalog is available on request.
901 Mission Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94103
Description: Formerly Women's Educational Media, GrounfSpark produces and distributes documentary films and videos that offer a perspective on how economic and social justice can be achieved and to inspire diverse audiences to put their beliefs into action.
Description: The Guerrilla Girls are a group of women artists, writers, performers, and filmmakers who fight discrimination. In 16 years, we have produced over 70 posters, printed projects, and actions that expose sexism and racism in the art world and the culture at large.
PO Box 69
New York, NY 10116
Description: GuerrillaGirlsBroadband was formed by a founding Guerrilla Girl, four former members of the Guerrilla Girls, and a bevy of young, next-generation feminists and artists of color. “The Broads” combat sexism, racism and social injustice, exploring such taboo subjects as feminism and fashion and discrimination in the wired workplace through their website and live interactive activist events.
Institute for the Advancement of the Aboriginal Women
#201, 10812 - 178 Street
Edmonton Alberta T5S 1J3
Toll Free: 1-877-471-2171
Description: The Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion, improvement, and self-fulfillment of Aboriginal women within the concept of self-government and community.
International Association of Women in Radio and Television
Description: IAWRT is an international network of professional women engaged in production management of electronic media or fields closely related to broadcasting. It gives members professional input, focuses on women and women's values in programming, and supports women in developing countries.
International Women's Media Foundation
1625 K Street NW, Suite 1275
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: 202 496 1992
Description: Founded in 1990, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a vibrant global network dedicated to strengthening the role of women in the news media worldwide as a means to further freedom of the press.
International Women's Writing Guild
317 Madison Avenue, Suite 1704
New York, NY 10017
Description: Network for the personal and professional empowerment of women through writing.
3 Marunong St. , Bgy. Central
Quezon City 1100
Fax : 632-924-1065
Description: ISIS International is a feminist NGO that addresses women's information and communication needs. We document ideas and visions, create channels to communicate, collect and move information, and network and build links. We focus on those advancing women's rights, leadership and empowerment in Asia and the Pacific. Isis has connections in over 150 countries and also keeps up with changing trends and analyses concerning women worldwide.
Descripción: ISIS international es una ONG feminista dedicada a las necesidades de comunicación e información de las mujeres. Documentando ideas y visiones. Creando canales para comunicar. Recogiendo y moviendo información. Trabajando en conjunto construyendo enlaces.
Journalism & Women Symposium (JAWS)
3701 Drakeshire Drive
Modesto, CA 95356
Description: JAWS grew out of discussions at a 1984 gathering at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. The gatherings are more than symposiums: member journalists call them camps because the experience is similar.
Media Equity Collaborative
1580 Caballo Road
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Description: Media Equity Collaborative addresses the needs of the severely under-resourced community of women centered media justice organizations and outlets. Today, over 350 organizations advocate, teach, produce or distribute women’s media in print, on the radio, in video and blogs.
Mind on the Media
Contact: Nancy Gruver, Chair; Mary McKinley; Treasurer, YiShun Lai
Description: Mind on the Media is an independent, tax exempt non-profit organization. The work is to raise public awareness about the negative effects of images in the media. All programs and acts will be confined to education activities regarding media literacy.
Movimiento Manuela Ramos
Av. Juan Pablo Fernandini 1550
Pueblo Libre, Lima 21
Descripción: El movimiento Manuela Ramos es una institución civil sin fines de lucro creada en 1978. Ofrece los servicios necesarios para dar a la mujer acceso a la información y capacitarla para decidir acerca de su propia vida y de esa forma participar en la construcción de una sociedad justa.
Description: Manuela Ramos Movement provides services to give women access to the information that will enable her to make decisions about her own life, and through this participate in the creation of a just society.
National Federation of Press Women
P.O. Box 5556
Arlington, VA 22205
Description: NFPW is an organization of journalists and communicators. For 62 years NFPW has promoted the highest ethical standards while looking toward the future in professional development, networking, and protecting our First Amendment rights.
National Press Photographers Association
3200 Croasdaile Dr., Suite 306
Durham, NC 27705
Website: http://www.nppa.org and http://www.womeninphotojournalism.org
Description: This association, through conferences, provides opportunity for discussion with respected visual journalists (topics include their work, their method of handling various human issues, as well as practical tools ) and highlights women in the profession. Attendees leave with recharged psychic batteries and a renewed sense of purpose. This is a yearly event.
1202 JX Hilversum
Description: Membership offers women who work in audiovisual media a platform for building up contacts, meeting like-minded women, attending workshops and sharing knowledge.
Network of Women in Media, India
Description: An association which aims to provide a forum for women in media professions to share information and resources, exchange ideas, promote media awareness and ethics, and work for gender equality and justice within the media and society. NWMI is an informal, non-hierarchical organisation comprising women journalists and others working in or on the media. It is currently linked to autonomous local collectives of media women in about a dozen places across the country.
Organization for Research on Women and Communication (ORWAC)
Contact: Stacey Sowards, President
Description: The Organization for Research on Women and Communication (ORWAC) promotes dialogue, discussion, research, and scholarship concerned with women, feminism, gender, oppression, and social change. ORWAC is a Western States Communication Association (WSCA) affiliate, publishes the journal Women’s Studies in Communication, and sponsors programs at the WSCA convention.
Professional Organization of Women in Enterntainment Reaching UP
419 N. Larchmont Boulevard, #283
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Description: POWER UP's mission is to promote the visibility and integration of gay women in entertainment, the arts and all forms of media. We offer a wide range of programming to members.
RW National Office
New Valencia Hall
625 Larkin Street, Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94109
Description: Positive feminist media activism.
REBRA - a Network of Brazilian Women Writers
Averida Higierpolis 968 #43-B
Sao Paulo, SP
Director: Joyce Cavalcante
Description: A Rede de Escritoras Brasileiras - REBRA - é uma organização não governamental, sem fins lucrativos, que pretende reunir em associação o maior número de escritoras de nosso país que tenham compromisso público com a literatura, a cultura e a justiça social, entendendo que as idéias exprimidas pela palavra escrita tem a força de modificar a sociedade humana.
RED - ADA (Red Nacional de trabajadoras de la información y comunicación)
Av. Mariscal Santa Cruz Ed. Esperanza Piso 4 Of. 5
Presidenta: Lourdes Gutierrez Suarez
Descripción: La RED-ADA es una asociación de periodistas y comunicadoras/es fundada en 1994 y que cuenta con más de 200 afiliadas en todo el país.
Description: RED-ADA, founded in 1994, is an association of journalists with more than 200 affiliates in the country.
Description: SHE WRITES is a new social network where women writers working in every genre--in every part of the world and of all ages and backgrounds--can come together in a space of mutual support.
Sisters in Crime
P.O. Box 442124
Lawrence, KS 66044
Description: A 3400-members group with 48 chapters worldwide, offering networking advice and support to female mystery authors.
Society of Women Writers and Journalists [The]
Tamarisk Way, East Preston,West Sussex BN16 2TF
Contact: Joyce Elsden, Membership Secretary
Description: The Society of Women Writers and Journalists was founded in 1894. Over 100 years later, the SWWJ is an international association of writers, affiliated to other worldwide women writers associations.
Uganda Media Women’s Association
Plot 226 Kisaasi
P.O Box 7263
Telephone 1: +256-414-595-125
Telephone 2: +256-772-469-363
Email: umwa[no.spam*]umwamamafm.co.ug or umwa[no.spam*]infocom.co.ug
Description: Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA) came into existence in 1983 after the realization that Uganda did not have any umbrella body to cater for the professional interests of media women as well as the information needs of the marginalized in society. UMWA opened and runs two media outlets – a radio station, Mama FM and a newspaper, The Other Voice (TOV). Mama FM is the first women owned and run radio station in Africa.
Vietnam Women's Union
39 Hang Chuoi St.
Telephone: 84 4-971-3436
Fax: 84 4-971-3143
Description: The VWU has the following media channels: 1) a weekly newspaper, 2) a women's publishing house, 3) a quarterly magazine, 4) Vietnam Women's Museum, 5) women's program on Vietnam radio, 6) women's program on Vietnam Television.
Description: A global information, communication, and media network that enables NGO's to actively engage in the Beijing +5 review process
with the long term goal of women's empowerment, with a special focus on women and media.
Women and Media Development (TAM)
Abo Obaida building, first floor
Beat Jala, Alsahel & Iesraseer, Martyr Street Gael Arja
Bethlehem, West Bank 826
Description: TAM is a Palestinian NGO established in 2004 to address the lack of gender concerns in the media through trainings, media production/broadcasts, conferences, workshops and festivals. The organization is dedicated to empowering Palestinian women in a creative and innovative way.
Women in Cable & Telecommunications
14555 Avion Parkway, Suite 250
Chantilly, Virgina 20151
Contact: Ms. Parthavi Das
Description: Professional membership organization focused on promoting diversity and empowering and educating women so that they can achieve their professional goals. Career Center, educational and training programs, (free) publications.
Women in Film
6100 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 710
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Contact: Gayle Nachlis, Executive Director
Description: Professional organization committed to actively promoting women in the communications industry. Meets with studio heads and networks to promote a positive image of women. Educates through speakers, workshops, and bimonthly publication Reel News.
Women in Film and Television- Atlanta
PO Box 52726
Atlanta, GA 30355
Description: Supports and networks women in film, television, and new media.
Women in Film - Dallas
5930 Royal Lane St E, PMB 236
Dallas, Texas 75230
Description: Supports and networks women in film, television, and new media.
Women in Film and Video
3628 12th Street NE
Washington, DC 20017
Contact: Melissa Houghton, Executive Director
Description: Dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, multimedia and related disciplines.
Women in Film & Video- New England
516 E. 2nd St, Unit #26
South Boston, MA 02127
Description: Dedicated to supporting the accomplishments of women working in the film, video and new media industries.
Women In Media & News
Contact: Jennifer Pozner, Executive Director
Description: Women In Media & News, a media analysis, education and advocacy group, works to increase women's presence and power in the public debate. WIMN's POWER Sources Project provides journalists with a diverse network of female experts.
Women Journalists in Finland
Telephone:+358 9 406 371
Fax: +358 9 406 271
Description: Launched in 1946 to unite women who earn their living in the media, Women Journalists in Finland is one of the oldest journalists' associations in the country.
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)
PLot 55 Kenneth Dale
Off Kira Road
P.O. Box 4411
Telephone: +256 41 4532035
Fax: +256 41 4530474
Description: Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a non-governmental organisation initiated in May 2000 by several women's organisations in Uganda to develop the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) among women as tools to share information and address issues collectively. WOUGNET's mission is to promote and support the use of ICTs by women and women organisations in Uganda, so that they can take advantage of the opportunities presented by ICTs in order to effectively address national and local problems of sustainable development. The new ICTs, in particular, email and the Internet facilitate communication with each other and the international community. Indeed, access to information about best practices, appropriate technologies, ideas and problems of other groups working on similar concerns have been identified as critical information and communication needs of women organisations in Africa.
Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
1940 Calvert Street, N.W.
Washington DC, 20009-1502
Contact: Martha Leslie Allen, Director and President
Description: Nonprofit, tax-exempt, research, education and publishing organization founded in 1972 to increase communication among women and work for media democracy. Publisher of the Directory of Women's Media.
Women's Media Center
320 West 37th Street
Floor 12A, Suite C
New York, NY 10018
Contact: Yana Walton, VP of Communications
Description: A non-profit progressive women's media organization founded in 2004 by the writer/activists Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem. The WMC was founded to develop methods and vehicles that correct the lingering imbalances of women's full representation in U.S. media and global media.
Women's Media Centre of Cambodia (WMC)
#30, Street 488 (484)
Sangkat Phsar Demthkov,
Khan Chamcar Morn Phnom Penh,
Tel/Fax: (855) 23 223 597
Description: WMC encourages Cambodian women to work in media at both national and grassroots level. It creates public awareness on women's issues. It also conducts activities to coordinate media networks through workshop, seminars, and produces video and radio programmes for national television and radio, as well as providing support for women journalists.
Womens Media Watch
PO Box 15994
Description: Women's Media Watch (SAMGI’s flagship project) monitors the daily newspapers and responds to particular stories that warrant comment.
Women's National Book Association
P.O. Box 237
New York, NY 10150
Description: The Women's National Book Association is a national organization of women and men who work with and value books. WNBA exists to promote reading and to support the role of women in the community of the book. The Association came into being in 1917 and has eight chapters: Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
PO Box 62577, Marshalltown, 2107
Telephone: +27 11 429-0000
Fax: +27 11 838-9871
Description: Women’sNet works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) by providing training and facilitating content dissemination and creation that supports women, girls, and women’s and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use.
P.O. Box 250 891
Columbia University Station
New York, NY 10025
Description: We have formed the Women's World Organization for Rights, Literature and Development, or Women's World, because nowhere on earth are women's voices given the same respect as men's.
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