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WRITE UP: Has The Domestic Load on Women Increased During Lockdown?

By Ashleigh Swan What effect does and will Covid-19 have on women’s lives? This was the question during our online meet-up on June 9th hosted by WIJ Chair, Eleanor Mills and a panel with Helen Lewis; author of ‘Difficult Women: A history of Feminism in 11 Fights’; Dr. Nighat Arif a GP who specializes in [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:36:40+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: Has The Domestic Load on Women Increased During Lockdown?

WIJ Mentoring 2020 Launch at The Embassy of Ireland

We launched our 2020 mentoring scheme on February 6 at a reception for 200 guests, generously hosted by the Embassy of Ireland. The event kicked off with a speech from Adrian O’Neill, the Irish ambassador to the UK, saying, “We are delighted to host Women in Journalism here tonight to celebrate so many very talented [...]

By |2020-07-08T17:44:17+01:00February 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WIJ Mentoring 2020 Launch at The Embassy of Ireland

What every journalist needs to know – In Conversation with Alison Philips Write Up

Only a handful of women have edited a national newspaper in the UK, and Alison Philips, who is also WIJ deputy chair, is one of them. She talked frankly about her career path and the challenges facing women in the industry with Eleanor Mills, WIJ chair, editorial director of the Sunday Times and editor of [...]

By |2020-02-02T18:09:47+00:00January 31st, 2020|News, Past Events|Comments Off on What every journalist needs to know – In Conversation with Alison Philips Write Up

Summary: In Conversation with Cathy Newman

Women in Journalism were delighted to welcome Channel 4 News journalist, presenter and author Cathy Newman in October as the latest guest in our ‘In Conversation’ series.   The University of Westminster kindly hosted current and future journalists at an upbeat evening discussing everything from working to home life. The event took place under Chatham [...]

By |2019-10-24T12:06:25+01:00October 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Summary: In Conversation with Cathy Newman

WIJ Autumn Programme

Mark your calendars as WIJ's Autumn Programme is revealed! WiJ events are supported by    Women in the News: What more can be done? When: October 28th Where: Bloomberg Europeans Headquarters Time: Doors open at 17:30, panel discussion starts at 18:15 followed by drinks and networking until 20:30 Breaking the Class Ceiling:  Has journalism become [...]

By |2019-12-18T15:57:20+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ Autumn Programme

WIJ and Journalists’ Charity Seminar: Breaking the Class Ceiling: Has journalism become an industry for the elite? And what can be done about it?

When: November 19th Where: Level 39, Reach, One Canada Sq, E 14 5AP Time : Doors open at 6:30pm, Aiming for a 7pm start Tickets : £10 WiJ members  :  £15 Non Member Students £5. Limited  free places for current students at  University of Westminster, City and London College of Communications (plus booking fee) Book [...]

By |2019-12-18T15:57:55+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ and Journalists’ Charity Seminar: Breaking the Class Ceiling: Has journalism become an industry for the elite? And what can be done about it?