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Women, Action, & the Media

Volunteer Posting: Women, Action & The Media Chapter Coordinator (Vancouver)

By Jarrah Hodge

Position: Women, Action & The Media Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Organization: Women, Action & The Media (WAM!) WAM! Van is a local chapter of an international feminist non-profit, with incredible potential to transform our media landscape.You are a self-starter, an activist, …

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“Women Pitching Left” Inspires Vancouver Writers and Activists

By Jarrah Hodge

Last week Women, Action & The Media (WAM!) Vancouver brought together a packed room of activists, aspiring and practicing journalists, and communications professionals for “Women Pitching Left.” Through an interactive panel and workshop, participants learned from prominent women in journalism …

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Using our #FierceVoices to Change the Media

By Jarrah Hodge

During WAM-It-Yourself week, a group of Vancouver women and allies braved pouring rain to get together and talk about how to use our voices to make our media better for women and girls. This event was the first in a series …

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Vancouver International Women in Film Festival preview

By Joanna Chiu

By Emily Yakashiro Did the lack of female nominees (other than lead and supporting actress, of course) at the Oscars get you down? Fortunately there are festivals/events that support and recognize the achievements of women filmmakers specifically. Right here in Vancouver, the 10th …

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