BBC Swahili seeks journalists [Africa]

Experienced journalists can apply for several positions. The BBC Swahili Service is hiring journalists in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. Positions include senior journalist, digital journalist, multimedia journalist in Tanzania, and digital journalist, multimedia journalist and senior journalist in Kenya. For most positions, candidates must be fluent in English and Kiswahili. The deadline is Sept. 8. Learn more and apply

Full time opportunities for students & recent graduates at Microsoft in several locations

Job available in 8 locations Johannesburg (MEA-HQ), Gauteng, South Africa Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya Morocco Saudi Arabia Cairo, Egypt Lagos, Nigeria Rusayl, Masqat, Oman Qatar Are you insatiably curious? Do you collaborate well with others, knowing that better solutions come from working together? Are you motivated every day to empower others to achieve more through technology and […]

Women Photograph offers mentorship program [Worldwide]

Women and non-binary documentary photographers of any nationality can apply for this remote program. Women Photograph is launching its 2021 Mentorship Program, which will pair industry leaders with 24 budding photojournalists over the course of a year. Mentors will include editors from The New York Times, The Guardian, the Associated Press, Apple and others. Participants must dedicate three to […]

Webinars focus on women’s leadership [Worldwide]

Women media leaders are invited to attend these webinars. The Online News Association (ONA) is hosting a webinar series as part of its Women’s Leadership Accelerator. The upcoming webinars are "Career advice from the Women’s Leadership Accelerator" at 12 p.m. EDT on Sept. 10 and "Women in entrepreneurship" at 12 p.m. EDT on  Sept. 17. The hourlong sessions offer practical advice on […]

ISWA Young Professionals Group 2020 BLOG WRITING COMPETITION

Impacts and opportunities from COVID-19″ The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Young Professionals Group (YPG) calls on young professionals and students from around the world to create a blog post exploring how COVID-19 exposed fragilities and strengths of waste management worldwide. Take part to win the publication at Waste Management World Magazine and win a […]

Apply for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant Support for a Youth-Led Activism for Gender Equality

OVERVIEW/RATIONALE The Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995 in Beijing was heralded as a landmark moment for gender equality, both because of the declaration and platform developed at the conference and because of the more than 30,000 feminists gathered from around the world to jointly strategize for a better world. 25 years later, despite […]

UN Women to host Ask Me Anything with Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

UN Women is calling on young people from all over the world to submit their questions to Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on social media. In a special edition of Ask Me Anything, she will select a few lucky audience members’ questions to be featured in a video that will premiere across UN Women’s channels on […]


Ghana joins the world to monitor the media on how women's issues are reported in the news and who does the reporting. This is the initiative of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), which conducts this exercise every five years. It draws inspiration from the 1995 Beijing International Women's Conference. Women, Media and Change (WOMEC) […]

UN Women and Plan International to host Instagram Live on digital youth activism

Ahead of the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October, UN Women and Plan International are co-hosting a conversation on digital youth activism. Tune in on 7 October, at 8 a.m. EDT on Instagram Live. Neha, a Global Young Influencer at Plan International, will join Shardae Yilma from UN Women’s social media team to chat […]

The progress and potential of women’s leadership: Survivors of sexual violence step up and speak out for transitional justice

Join us in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security by celebrating sexual violence survivors’ leadership in transitional justice processes. This interactive online event on will take stock of the successes and challenges faced by survivors who are leading advances on the front lines of transitional justice […]