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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]