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International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF): ¡Exprésate! - Guatemala - Becas para especialización periodística en enfoque de género y diversidad sexual

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 30, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on February 29, 2020
International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) logo
International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) logo

The IWMF initiative, express yourself! seeks to support the production of high-quality journalism with a focus on gender and sexual diversity that makes visible the problems as well as women and people part of the LGBTIQ + populations in Guatemala.

The Express yourself! It will take place over a period of 9 months, starting in April, at convenient times.

Most workshops and activities will take place on weekends, for the convenience of working hours.

All participant costs will be paid by the IWMF, including transportation, food and lodging.

Requirements to apply:
1. Have a minimum of two years of experience in journalism;
2. Share publications made in the last two years;
3. Send two work references;
4. In case of working for a medium, submit a letter of authorization to participate in the training and activities of the program signed by the medium;
5. Be a native person and / or resident of Guatemala. Exceptions will be reviewed by case.

Utilize This Offer

This is the 2nd year of the professional development program for journalists in Guatemala with scholarships for journalistic specialization in a gender and sexual diversity approach.
Application deadline: March 1st, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST

For more information, please visit

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 30
Jan 30

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Feb 01
Feb 01

Thanks, Ana.