The International Women Photographers Association is pleased to announce the 11 photographers who have been selected from a total number of 600 submissions received from 82 countries.
IWPA jury has carefully reviewed the portfolios and decided to award the following artists:

Laureate : Constanza Portnoy

Finalists : Manyatsa Monyamane – Loulou D’aki – Annalisa Natali Murri – Estelle Lagarde – Laetitia Vancon – Tahmineh Monzavi – Elahe Abdolahabadi – Alice Mann – Shu-Chen Chen – Marylise Vigneau

The IWPA team would like to thank all photographers who have participated to edition 2018.

The IWPA 2018 Award is a photography award organized by the International Women Photographers Association, Antidote Art and Design & Myartspy. Canon Middle East is the official sponsor, Alliance Française Dubai its institutional partner and TV5 Monde its Media partner.

IWPA’s goal is to provide a platform for women photographers to show their work to a wide and diverse audience, to gain global recognition and to encourage & boost their careers creatively and professionally.




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IWPA, the International Women Photographers Association, promotes women photographers by highlighting and exposing their practices and talents to an international audience. The IWPA Award and the promotion of exhibitions are the main ways to achieve it. The Association serves an important mission: To encourage and support women photographers on the path of reaffirming their personal voice and practice. / The objectives are to / Promote the diversity of women photographers…


Past editions –

Laureates IWPA 2013 Laureates IWPA 2013 – festival “Images d’elles” 19 shorlisted laureates, 2 exhibitions in Toulouse, France : Espace Bonnefoy and the Maison des Associations. With an exceptional patron, famous french photographer Sabine Weiss Ula BLOCKSAGE / English-australian / Based in London UK Yaja HADRYS / Australian / based in Sydney, Australia Shen LIN / Chinese / Based in Shanghai, China Soledad FERNANDEZ DIAZ / Spanich / based in…

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