Congratulations to IAWRT board-elect for 2022-2024

The new IAWRT International Board will join the current board as observers and take the reins of IAWRT at the November biennial in Zanzibar, Tanzania.



Dr. Michelle Ferrier (USA chapter)

Executive director, Media Innovation Collaboratory; founder, Trollbusters.


Vice President

Jola Mamangun (Philippines chapter)

Executive Director, Kodao Productions and present IAWRT International Treasurer

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Mandira Raut (Nepal chapter)

Founder/C.E.O., UTSAH Learning Center; President, UTSAH Nepal (Volunteer Professional Youth Trainer on Non-formal education; Working as freelance Producer and Director-TV/Radio Production;

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Josephine Karani (Kenya chapter)

Seasoned / career broadcast journalist & Chairperson, IAWRT Kenya Chapter

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Board members

Kreshma Fakhri (Afghanistan chapter – exiled in Turkey)

Freelance journalist and investigative team leader for the Zan Times (volunteer)

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Anjali Monteiro (India chapter)

Filmmaker, teacher and author, retired from academia in 2020

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Raziah Quallatein Mwawanga (Tanzania chapter)

Media trainer and project management consultant

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The board members and treasurer were elected in last week’s vote. The remainder of the executive were declared elected, after nominating unopposed.

To view the results, visit