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Tuesday June 9: Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women

When: Tuesday June 9 Time : 5.30-6.30pm Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women, risking a reversal many of the recent strides they have made in the workplace - and what can we do about it? Join the discussion with our panel including Helen Lewis author of 'Difficult Women: A history of Feminism in [...]

By |2020-05-27T11:40:33+01:00May 27th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Tuesday June 9: Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women

Exclusive June 16: Join Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf and Eleanor Mills ‘In conversation’ online

When : June 16 Where : Zoom meet up Times : 6.00 to 7.00 pm Roula Khalaf is the first woman to edit the Financial Times - join us online interview with WIJ chair Eleanor Mills. Their discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A. Roula was previously FT deputy editor from 2016 to 2020, [...]

By |2020-05-27T17:57:16+01:00May 27th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Exclusive June 16: Join Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf and Eleanor Mills ‘In conversation’ online

WIJ LIT FEST 2020 : Christina Lamb

Our Bodies, Their Battlefield; What War Does To Women Join us online Tuesday 2 June, 5.30-6.45pm In the first of our new summer author events, Sunday Times chief correspondent Christina Lamb talks to WIJ chair Eleanor Mills about her latest book, the first major account to address the scale of sexual assault in modern conflict. Christina [...]

By |2020-05-21T14:08:48+01:00May 21st, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on WIJ LIT FEST 2020 : Christina Lamb

WiJ meet-up: May 26: What’s happening to regional journalism: WIJ online panel discussion

How are the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic affecting regional journalism - and how best can we support women working within it? Have your say at our free online discussion Chair: Alison Phillips, editor, Daily Mirror and WIJ deputy chair Panel includes: Alison Gow publisher of Laudable podcasts, digital innovation editor for Reach, and president [...]

By |2020-05-27T10:38:27+01:00May 21st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ meet-up: May 26: What’s happening to regional journalism: WIJ online panel discussion

Girls’ Network – inspiring and empowering girls aged 14-19

The Girls’ Network is an award-winning national charity, aiming to inspire and empower girls aged 14-19 from the least advantaged communities by connecting them with a mentor and a network of professional female role models. The core of the charity’s offering is a 1:1 mentoring programme matching each girl with a mentor for a year; [...]

By |2020-05-15T15:37:19+01:00May 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Girls’ Network – inspiring and empowering girls aged 14-19

WiJ meet up: Tuesday May 19: Pitching with Donna Ferguson

Back due to popular demand  this workshop will focus on pitching your ideas as a freelancer, run by WIJ Committee Member Donna Ferguson. Donna has run a number of sold out pitching workshops for WiJ before, and will be joined by Journo Resources founder Jem Collins. The workshop will take place on, Tuesday May 19 at [...]

By |2020-05-21T14:12:43+01:00May 13th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ meet up: Tuesday May 19: Pitching with Donna Ferguson

Journo Resources Launches New Journalism Game & Events

90s-Themed 'Choose Your Adventure' Game Launches To Teach Reporters About Solutions Journalism Journo Resources, a leading UK start up helping journalists and students, has released an interactive 'Choose Your Own Adventure' game about solutions journalism. The free game, which works on desktop and mobile, invites users to solve "The Mystery of the O-No Layer" while [...]

By |2020-05-06T16:20:04+01:00May 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Journo Resources Launches New Journalism Game & Events

Tuesday 12 May: WIJ meet-up for graduates & entry/mid level media people

What is the world of work like for graduates and entry level media professionals in the current climate? There are still jobs out there, freelance gigs and graduate training schemes in print, broadcast, online, social, branded content, comms and beyond...  Find our where and how to get one with expert advice from our panel including: Listen HERE  Jem [...]

By |2020-05-15T12:24:33+01:00May 6th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Tuesday 12 May: WIJ meet-up for graduates & entry/mid level media people

How to work from home and stay sane: ten top tips

Jane Woods runs Changing People, a coaching and training business dedicated to the advancement of women. She is kindly offering free coaching sessions to WIJ members - see below. I know loads of you work from home usually so maybe it’s not that different, but… well, it is different now, isn’t it?  Working from home [...]

By |2020-05-04T12:24:49+01:00May 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on How to work from home and stay sane: ten top tips

WiJ meet up: Tuesday 5 May: How to manage your finances during very challenging times .

  Our panel offered you ideas on where to find help, how to cut costs, defer payments and more Video Recording From Finances Webinar: Watch HERE Chaired by Eleanor Mills 0ur expert panel included: Gemma Godfrey , Executive Editor, Times Money Mentor @GCGodfrey Tricia Phillips, Daily Mirror personal finance editor @Triciaaphillips Donna Ferguson, award-winning freelance and WIJ [...]

By |2020-05-06T15:50:42+01:00May 1st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ meet up: Tuesday 5 May: How to manage your finances during very challenging times .