The Illinois Woman’s Press Association

The IWPA (since 1885) is an organization of professionals whose objective is to maintain and improve the standards of members in mass communications in Illinois, to promote their interests, and to provide for the sharing of ideas and information. IWPA is an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women.

 Celebrating 130 years in 2015, IWPA continues to hold a firm place in the history of women communicators in Illinois. Today, we embrace members of all genders and generations. IWPA is an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women and found on Wikipedia.

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As IWPA/NFPW members, we take pride in our accomplishments and our continued work on behalf of women, journalism and all forms of communication. 130 years of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association, combined with the 73+ years history of the National Federation of Press Women, has been a powerful force in supporting literacy, women’s issues, the First Amendment and freedom of information.

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