Women’s Advancement Deeply is an independent news and information platform covering efforts to secure economic equality for women worldwide. Our reporters and editors are committed to telling this vitally important story through first-class journalism and key insights from our community. We want to answer the question: What will it take to ensure that every woman and girl in the world has the same opportunity to succeed in the global economy that men and boys do?
By building a passionate community and connecting practitioners from a variety of disciplines, Women’s Advancement Deeply provides a forum for learning, knowledge-sharing and problem-solving.
Women’s Advancement Deeply is the latest platform launched by the team behind Women & Girls, News Deeply’s first platform dedicated to the rights of women and girls in the developing world. You can read the Women & Girls archive here.
News Deeply is a network of theme-driven information and community platforms, led by an award-winning team of domain-expert journalists. In an increasingly complicated information environment, we surface the vital insights and stakeholder connections that help to advance conversations and inform decision-making on the issues that matter, deeply, to the state of our world today. For more information on News Deeply and its other platforms, please visit www.newsdeeply.com.
Megan Clement, Managing Editor
Megan Clement is managing editor of Women & Girls at News Deeply. She has broad experience covering human rights, gender, development, politics, science and environmental issues. Megan was part of the launch team for The Conversation in 2011, and helped establish the site in four countries worldwide – Australia, the U.K., the U.S. and France. She was awarded a Human Rights Media Award in 2012 for her work on asylum seekers. Megan lives in Paris.
Jumana Farouky, Senior Editor
Jumana Farouky is the Senior Editor of Women & Girls. Cairo-born, London-raised and Boston-educated, she has worked for Newsweek and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, and before that spent over a decade at TIME’s London bureau.
Jihii Jolly, Community Editor
Jihii Jolly is community editor of the Women & Girls Hub at News Deeply. A multimedia journalist with a varied background in production and research, she specializes in media, culture and religion, and has written and produced content for the Columbia Journalism Review, the Atlantic and Narratively, among others. She was previously an Innovation Fellow at EdLab Studios, Columbia University. In addition to producing her own work, she has taught pre-college journalism at the School of the New York Times. She’s originally from India and grew up in New York.
Chief Catalyst, Catalyst at Large
Director, Equal Measures 2030
Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Kennedy School, Harvard University
Director of Rural and Economic Development, Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow and Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
Professor of Economics, Delhi School of Economics
Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Fuller Project for International Reporting
Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol
Director of Policy and Advocacy, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Women’s Advancement Deeply welcomes original contributions.
We are always open to story pitches for news features and interviews, as well as videos, audio stories and photo essays.
We are also interested in receiving submissions from researchers, community leaders and policymakers for our community section.
We regret that, owing to the volume of submissions we receive, we may contact only those writers whose work we will commission.
Women’s Advancement Deeply is editorially independent and is part of News Deeply, the digital media and community-building company that TIME Magazine called “the future of news.”
Please send your story pitches to Managing Editor Megan Clement on firstname.lastname@example.org