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Big News from WAM!

After founding WAM! in 2004 (as a program of the Center for New Words) and leading it into independence and onto the international stage, Executive Director Jaclyn Friedman has announced her decision to step down to focus on her own …


How to WAM! at Netroots Nation 2014

Netroots Nation 2014 kicks off in Detroit on Thursday, and WAM!mers will be hitting the conference in force. Want to know where the smart, media-savvy women will be? All you need is this guide to panels and events featuring one …


WAM!mers on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that some companies have the right to deny coverage of contraceptives to employees on the company’s health insurance plan. This decision doesn’t just affect the blue-vested employees of the case’s plaintiff, Hobby Lobby — …


Are You Our Next Great Intern?

Ever wish you could get more involved in making women’s words matter in the media? Well, we’ve got a great way to do just that. We’re in the process of hiring WAM! INTERNS for Fall 2014. Could it be you …

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