18-06-2017 to 18-06-2017
Women in News Egypt Editors Roundtable
After the success of the Media Management Training attend by 30 women journalists from the Middle-East and North Africa, the First Women in News Forum and the Women in Ramadan Series panel organized in Egypt during the second year of Women in News program, WAN-IFRA and Al-Watan newspaper in Egypt collaborate to deliver an exclusive training for Al-Watan newspaper’s women journalists. In collaboration with Al Watan newspaper, WAN-IFRA organized an exclusive training for the newspaper’s women journalists on Thursday, July 20, 2017 as part of its Women in News program. The training was attended by 15 journalists, along with Fatemah Farag, Women in News regional director in the Middle-East and North Africa. Farag announced the beginning of the training welcoming participants and presenting Women in News activities, highlighting the possibility of organizing another training for Al Watan newspaper’s women journalists according to their needs. The first session, delivered by Fatma Kheir – Women in News national coach in Egypt, focused on “How to create a career roadmap” where Kheir presented motivational videos featuring successful figures. The second session focused on time management skills and setting priorities. To conclude the training, Kheir shared with participants WAN-IFRA’s career roadmap sample to be used by Al Watan’s women journalists as a model to create their own 3 to 5 year career roadmap.
As part of its leading Women in News program in the Middle-East and North Africa, and in collaboration with Al Ghad newspaper, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) organized a National Gathering for Women in News program’s Jordanian participants on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Al Ghad newspaper’s offices to discuss topics related to journalism in Jordan. During the gathering, participants presented projects they initiated since the beginning of the program and are currently working on implementing. In addition, Dr. Sakher Khasawne, Professor of Legislation at the Jordan Media Institute, spoke about laws regulating journalism in Jordan and internet crimes. Thamer al-Awayshe, online and data journalism trainer and journalist at Al-Ra’i newspaper, spoke about digital media and presentation skills. This National Gathering was organized to complement the Media Management Training attended by prominent female journalists from Jordan. WAN-IFRA previously organized a panel in Jordan in June 2017 under the patronage of Minister of State for Information H.E. Dr. Mohamad Al-Moumneh.