The new Women in Media Fiji mentoring project has been formally launched, with participants in the program having their first meet-up in the capital Suva.
Twenty mentees from mainstream media organisations in Fiji have been selected for the exclusive six-month training program, that is teamed with online training, to empower women in Fiji’s media industry
The project is a result of collaboration between the newly formed peak body for women working in Fijian media, Women in Media Fiji (WiM Fiji), the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS) and Women in Media Australia.
Members of Women in Media Fiji, mentees and mentors, at the launch of the mentoring program in Suva. They were joined by Stuart Watts, Charge d'affaires of the Australian High Commission in Fiji, and guest speaker, former journalist, Ana Laqeretabua.
Certified coach and trainer Ana Laqeretabua, a former journalist, shared her experiences during a 'talanoa' session with Makereta Komai, Pacific Islands News Association editor and co-founder of WiMFiji.
Fiji TV journalists and WiMFiji members Stella Taoi and Iva Danford.
Rosi Tamani-Doviverata, Managing Editor at Fiji Sun.