Elisa Lees Munoz

Executive Director, International Women's Media Foundation, USA

Elisa Lees Muñoz is the executive director of the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF). She leads to organization to achieve its mission to support women journalists to develop their careers by providing training, tools and assistance so that they can work as safely as possible. Elisa is charged with growing the IWMF by expanding its programs into new geographies; introducing new initiatives such as Hostile Environments and First Aid Training (HEFAT); partnering with other organizations; and driving communications and outreach to their core constituents. As part of these efforts, Elisa enhances the IWMF's brand, and delivers the annual Courage in Journalism, Lifetime Achievement and Courage in Photojournalism awards.


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