Guiding and Important Documents

JAWS Code of Conduct

The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to enable courageous, generous and honest conversations, which are essential to achieving our mission. Our intention is to develop a culture of understanding and cooperation that will help us learn from each other, elevate each other and overcome challenges together.

2012-2017 Strategic Plan Summary

Our Mission: JAWS promotes the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society. Our Vision:  Going forward, therefore, the women of JAWS must practice journalism that educates, engages, and empowers civil society. We must encourage diversity in all its aspects, in both our society and our profession. We must foster the skills we will need as well as the values and passions critical for the work ahead. That work should help provide the civic education now absent from our schools, to help citizens understand what is being done […]