The IWPA team would like to thank all photographers who have participated to edition 2017. The laureate for 2017 is Farah Salem. The finalists 2017 are Ana Alexandrescu, Anne Ackermann, Cécile Smetana Baudier, Florencia Trincheri, Haruhi Fujii, Marcela Barrios-Hernandez, Neus Solà, Ranita Roy, Soheila Sanamno, Sumy Sadurni. Award exhibition opening show is taking place in Dubai, UAE, on March 8th 2017, the International Women’s Day, followed by a travelling show in the Middle East and Europe. IWPA’s goal is to provide a platform for women photographers to exhibit their work to a wide and diverse audience, to gain global recognition and to boost their careers creatively and professionally. IWPA invites all women photographers, professionals or amateurs, regardless of nationality, to participate and enter the Award.