Female Journalists in Iraq: Challenges and Hopes | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Female Journalists in Iraq: Challenges and Hopes

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00

October 22, 2015. 4:00 - 5:00 PM. 

Zahraa Hameed Jassim Al Asadi is an award-wining Iraqi female journalist. ٍShe is the winner of the Open Eye Prize for journalism in 2012. She has written many quality reports that won her prizes and has attended several media conferences in the Middle East.  Currently she works a senior correspondent at Al-Mada News Agency, based in Baghdad. 
Zahraa will be sharing her experience as a female journalist with the students of AUIS, especially the difficulties encountered by female journalists in Iraq. Mentioning the challenges, she will also discuss the progress female journalists have made in Iraq so far.