International Women in Photo Association


International Women in Photo is a French non profit aiming to create global change and reach gender equality and women empowerment. IWPA acts as a platform by promoting and highlighting women’s voices around the worlds providing exposure and support to women photographers and visual storytellers

The roots of IWPA’s goals lie in the underrepresentation of women photographers, who do not receive sufficient recognition or assignments, and whose work comprises a tiny percentage of all the photographs we see daily in the press, social media, museums and art exhibitions.

Next exhibitions and news

We are very pleased to share some 2023 news and exhibitions:

CORDOBA – Spain, 20 April – 20 May 2023 – at Teatro Comico, Bienal de la Fotografia de Cordoba, the IWPA 7eme edition exhibition

BANJUL – The Gambia 23 February – 31 May 2023 – at Alliance Française, IWPA phtographers show, Maryam Firuzi, Eugénie Baccot and Manyatsa Monyamane

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Bird & Bird, international law firm, which believe that pro bono is time well spent.  Thanks to their legal expertise, skills, and resources IWPA missions will progress.

We are pleased to announce our partnership with UN Women France, with whom we share a same vision in supporting women causes.

Next IWPA exhibitions

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April 11, 2022

Join IWPA Panel Discussion with the Awardees 2022

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 12:00-13:15 pm CET In a panel discussion to mark the Tokyo exhibition launch of the IWPA Award 2022, Diversity Committee of the Foreign Correspondent Club Japan has invited the IWPA Award Laureate, and some of the finalists and special award winners to talk about their work and the difficulties they face as women photographers documenting such issues as war, injustice, economic…

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