The Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) supports the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society.

We do this at our Conference and Mentoring Project, through our fellowship programs and at regional gatherings.

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CAMP 2019: New members and officers elected to JAWS Board of Directors

Results are in for the Journalism and Women Symposium’s 2019-20120 Board of Directors election. Join us in welcoming new officers and members to the board. The new board officers and members will join President Mira Lowe, Treasurer Deborah Douglas and Directors Jennifer Kho, Marina Trahan Martinez and Fara Warner. JAWS Sent out 465 ballots with…

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Not at CAMP 2019? Tune in to social media and live-stream

Not at CAMP 2019? Not to worry! There are many ways to follow along with Journalism and Women Symposium’s conference, which will be held in Williamsburg, Va. this year.  Social media  Attendees will be sharing wisdom from our sessions all weekend on Twitter. Follow JAWS (@womenjournos), and the CAMP hashtag this year, #jawscamp19. Also, make…

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Meet your 2019-2020 JAWS Board candidates

J. Kyle Foster Title and place of employment (including city/state). State you reside in if different from employer: Reside in Marco Island, Florida Employment: 1. Trainer for Facebook for Journalists – a partnership between Facebook and the Society of Professional Journalists (operated out of NYC Facebook headquarters and Indianapolis SPJ headquarters); 2. Freelance journalists with…

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