Deadline: 1 March 2017
Nominations are open for 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and the World Press Photo Foundation (WPPF) will jointly host the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in June 2017 in Washington, D.C., as part of an exciting partnership formed to better support female photojournalists around the globe.
The Award celebrates women photographers whose work demonstrates bravery, dedication and skill, while reporting the news through images.
The partnership between the IWMF and WPPF will extend beyond the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award to research and promote gender equality and diversity in both organizations’ programming and projects. The organizations will collaborate on creating a wide range of opportunities for female photojournalists.
The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With this Award, the IWMF celebrates the courage of women photojournalists like Anja. The Award recognizes the importance of visual journalistic work that inspires us to take action and compels us to better understand the world.
The Award winner will be publicly honored, has her work showcased, and receive a cash prize of $20,000.
Candidates for the Courage photojournalism Award must be staff or freelance women photographers working in any country.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
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