Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

Where: ZOOM When : Tuesday Sept 29 Time: 18.00 to 19.00 Join award winning journalist, broadcaster and WIJ committee member Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to hear her talk about her latest book with Sonya Thomas WIJ committee member & freelance journalist,  Ladies Who Punch: 50 Trailblazing Women Whose Stories We Should Know. Throughout history, plucky, indomitable, daring, [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:53:28+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

When : October 6 Time : 6pm to 7pm Julie Welch talks to Eve Pollard (legend!) about her new book Fleet Street Girls – The women who broke down the doors of the gentleman’s club. Her personal story tells of the female journalists who broke down barriers in the 1970s and 1980s as women moved up the ranks in Fleet Street when it was [...]

By |2020-09-23T18:37:27+01:00September 21st, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

Time : 6.00 pm to 7.00 WiJ members ( includes recording ) : £5 NON members ( includes recording ) : £10 BOOK HERE  If you are struggling please contact wijuk@aol.com Claudia Winkleman is one of the best known broadcasters in the UK, she won the RTS Award for Best Presenter in 2015 and has been [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:56:03+01:00September 19th, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

DATE TBC: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

Where: ZOOM When: Date TBC Time : 6.00 pm to 7.00pm Let's look forward to a Funny Hour with Helen and Ayesha. Helen Lewis is a staff writer at The Atlantic and author of Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights. She appears regularly on BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz. Ayesha Hazarika is editor [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:58:06+01:00September 18th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on DATE TBC: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST : Sam Baker ‘in conversation’ on The Shift:

When : September 22 Time : 6.00 to 7.00 PM How I (lost and) found myself after 40 – and you can too. Former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan and Red and co-founder of The Pool, Sam will be talking to her former colleague and WIJ committee member Louise Court. “It’s the book I wish [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:57:44+01:00August 21st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST : Sam Baker ‘in conversation’ on The Shift:

WRITE UP: In Conversation with Ingrid and Joachim Wall: By Ashleigh Swan

When Swedish journalist Kim Wall went to interview an eccentric inventor in the summer of 2017, the story ended in tragedy. Three years later, Women in Journalism were honoured to welcome Jochim and Ingrid Wall, parents of Kim, to our online event on 14 July to celebrate the life of a remarkable young woman, recorded [...]

By |2020-09-12T15:05:37+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: In Conversation with Ingrid and Joachim Wall: By Ashleigh Swan

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?

WRITE UP: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters. By Ashleigh Swann

What’s it like reporting on the pandemic? This was the key question during our online meet-up on July 8 with our panel of top science and health journalists including;Hannah Devlin , science correspondent, The Guardian, Deborah Cohen , BBCNewsnight correspondent, Anjana Ahuja, science writer, Financial Times, Emily Wilson , editor, New Scientist, Jacqui Thornton , freelance [...]

By |2020-07-30T12:30:03+01:00June 17th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters. By Ashleigh Swann