Worldwide Association of Women Journalist and Writers
Founded in 1969 in Mexico, by the Mexican writer and journalist Gloria Salas de Calderon, with the participation of 37 countries, the organisation is an association of women journalist and writers groups around the world.
The presidency rotates every two years, and its biannual Congress is held in relevant country. The current presidency is the UK, and the next Congress (23rd) will be in London.
List of past presidents
- (1969- )Gloria Salas de Calderon Mexico
- (1969~) Kena Moreno Mexico
- (1970~) Mari Hershfeld U.S.A.
- (1971~) Mary Weber U.S.A.
- (1973~) Grace Kim Korea
- (1977~) Pierrette Pare Walsh Canada
- (1988~) Enoh Irukwo Nigeria
- (1993~) Alice Kao Taiwan R.O.C .
- (1996~) Noelia Miranda Chile
- (2000~) Concepcion Solana Mexico
- (2002~) Jennifer Shen Taiwan R.O.C .
- (2004~) Gloria Leiva Chile
- (2006~) Nily Povedano Argentina
- (2008~) Vicky Lee, Taiwan R.O.C.
- (2010~) Rosa Maria Valles Ruiz Mexico
- (2012~) Julia Eugenia Martinez Chile
- (2016~) Sarah Gibson, UK