Deadline: October 15, 2021

Applications are open for the Women Photograph Mentorship Program 2022. The program will pair 24 industry leaders (12 photographers and 12 photo editors, curators, and educators) with 24 early-career photojournalists over the course of a year. Mentors include editors, curators, & photographers from The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Reuters, and the National Gallery of South Africa, among others.

The mentorship program will take place remotely over the course of one year, and requires 3-5 hours of engagement per month. No travel or financial commitment is required to participate. The photographers who stand to benefit most from this program are already at the beginning of a documentary/photojournalistic practice and looking for targeted guidance and mentoring in the early stages of their career.

About Women Photograph

Women Photograph is a non-profit that launched in 2017 to elevate the voices of women and nonbinary visual journalists. The private database includes more than 1,000 independent documentary photographers based in 100+ countries and is available privately to any commissioning editor or organization. Women Photograph also operates an annual series of project grants, a year-long mentorship program, an annual skills-building workshop, and a travel fund to help women and nonbinary photographers access professional development opportunities.

Eligibility

  • Open to women and non-binary photographers of any age;
  • Applicants should have less than five years of professional work experience who might be interested in long-term support.

Application

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2021 at 11:59pm ET (NYC). For any questions, please contact [email protected]

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For more information, visit Women Photograph.

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