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:

IWPA AWARD 2023 – See our Awardees’ series

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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July 21, 2023

OPEN CALL 2023 – Preselections

WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE PRESELECTED ENTRIES FOR THE IWPA OPEN CALL 2023 ! Your talent and passion for photography were truly impressive making the preselection process both inspiring and challenging. The diversity of stories and global coverage in terms of photographers' origins have far exceeded our expectations. Entries were reviewed for creativity, originality, emotion conveyed, technical proficiency, and compelling…

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