Gender Lens Conference June 3 & 4


Aid groups in India, defying traditional prejudices against widows, invite them to join celebrations like this Holi party in Vrindavan. Image by Amy Toensing. India, 2016.

Saturday, June 03, 2017 - 2:00PM to Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 12:00PM
National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

Please join us in Washington DC on June 3 and 4 for "A Gender Lens," a special conference showcasing Pulitzer Center reporting focused on the intersection of gender with the most critical issues of our time.

We invite journalists, editors, policy-makers, academics and NGO's to join us in a conversation on–and celebration of–the vital work of journalists and others on gender around the world.

Saturday, June 3 starting at 2 pm we'll hold a series of panels with Pulitzer Center journalists, policy-makers and experts on the following topics:

  • Property Rights
  • Women in Conflict Zones
  • Global Health
  • Refugees/Migration
  • Labor/Economics
  • Diversifying the Story

On Saturday evening we'll hold a dinner with special keynote speakers and on Sunday, June 4, we'll offer three morning workshops: one on Cyber Security, led by The New York Times;  one on Fundraising/Proposal Writing; and one on Women in Photography. Additional workshops may be added.

Admission is free for journalists. We are reserving a limited number of seats for the Saturday events for non-journalists at $200 per person.

A complete schedule and list of speakers will be available in the coming weeks.

RSVP here

Hostile-Environment Training Opportunity

In conjunction with the conference, and in partnership with The New York Times and A Culture of Safety Alliance (ACOS), the Pulitzer Center is also offering the opportunity for hostile environment training (at no cost) for up to 31 journalists. See details on training sites and applications.

The Pulitzer Center's Gender Lens conference is supported by the Foundation for a Just Society and individual donors dedicated to raising awareness of gender issues.