Welcome to Women in News Advisory

The WIN Advisory offers Bespoke, in-house training and coaching to help our media partners change their organisational cultures and improve operational performance. Specific focus areas include training in managing sexual harassment, gender balance in content, and managing the transition from print to digital to help build toward greater stability. 

Specific areas of support offered to Advisory partners includes: 

Building toward Stability

Experts from our regional and international network provide support as coaches and trainers on navigating the transition from print to digital with a focus on topics such as improving workflow processes, managing costs, improving productivity and making better use of data and analytics to transform and drive strategic decision making particularly around investments in technology.

Gender Balance in the News

WIN supports advisory partners in improving gender balance in content through practical workshops designed for  newsroom managers as well as newsroom staff, while also delivering quarterly content analysis reports as part of in-house consultancy services that are based on tracking of content and are customized to the needs of the partner. WIN best-in-class tools to improve gender balance such as the WIN Gender Balance Handbook and the WIN Gender Balance Microsite are shared throughout the in-house training and coaching.

For English and Arabic news websites, WIN has developed an online tracking tool. For those interested in participating in this activity please contact us for more details. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Managing Sexual Harassment

WIN provides in house training for media managers and newsroom staff on how to manage and reduce sexual harassment to create safer, more equitable environments for staff members. Our bespoke coaching, online training and (currently virtual) workshops are supported by best-in-class resources, including toolkits, which includes a practical handbook, policy and communications templates, an anonymous survey, and more.

Managing Digital Transformation

Women in News (WIN) has developed a unique online foundational training programme to help media professionals in any role understand the impact of digital on the news media industry, and how to become drivers of change within their media. Digital ABC  is specifically designed for media operating in emerging and transitional contexts. 

Module “A” focuses on the basics of digital strategy and concepts and how they impact the news industry. Module B focuses on change management. Module C (in development) focuses on implementation of your digital strategy. 

Advisory partners can enroll up to 4 employees in this programme. 

To find out more about the Digital ABC:

Other Advisory Partnership Benefits


Advisory partners enjoy the following additional benefits:

  1. Complimentary WAN IFRA membership for one year (given to a select number of partner employees).
  2. Participation in regional and global WAN-IFRA events .
  3. Priority for journalists applying to the Accelerator programme

Women in News is pleased to count 60 media as Advisory partners.
To learn more about about how to become a WIN Advisory partner, please contact:

Jane Godia, Director, WIN Africa, 

Khin Thandar Htay, Director, WIN Southeast Asia,

Dalal Saoud, Director, WIN Arab Region,