Challenge seeks startups for women inclusion [Africa]

Digital startups that have a positive impact on women's inclusion and the reduction of gender inequalities can enter the AFD Digital Challenge, organized by the French Development Agency (AFD, in French) and Digital Africa.

Beirut Cinema Platform seeks entries [MENA]

Arab filmmakers, producers and directors can submit their projects to compete in this film festival March 29 to 31, 2019 in Beirut.

Reporting fellowships to US-Mexico border available [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a reporting fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

Chicas Poderosas hosts Design Sprint Weekend [Brazil]

Aspiring women entrepreneurs and their teams will learn human-centered design for their independent media project Nov. 3 in São Paulo, Nov. 4 in Rio de Janeiro and Nov. 11 in Florianópolis.

Grants available for films projects [MENA]

Journalists and filmmakers from Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Libya can submit their projects to the MedFilm4all.

The New York Times presents Student Journalism Institute [US]

Student members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists and students (or December or May graduates) at a historically black college may apply for this program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Award accepting entries [Worldwide]

Journalists and others can apply for an award that recognizes an initiative enabling genuine youth engagement and action for sustainable development.

Community Podcast Lab Program open [US]

Aspiring podcasters from communities of color can apply for this program organized by the Futuro Media Group at the PRX Podcast Garage in Boston.

Online workshop covers gender issues, data journalism [Latin America]

The training will offer provide tools to take part in ongoing social and political debates from a gender, data-based perspective.

National Press Foundation offers webinar on sexual harassment [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in fostering a newsroom free of sexual harassment are invited to attend this free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT June 26.