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FeJAL Appoints ‘Board of Advisors’

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MONROVIA: The Female Journalists Association of Liberia (FeJAL) has appointed its new Board of Advisors to provide guidance and supervision to the affairs of the leadership in fulfilling the organization’s mission to empower female journalists in Liberia.

A press release stated that the appointments align with Article eight (8), Section one (1) of FeJAL’s Constitution, which states, “the affairs of the Association shall be supervised by its Board of advisors appointed by the President of the Association”.

According to FeJAL, the Board is expected to serve for three years (3) within the tenure of the elected Leadership.

The appointed Board of Advisors consist of esteemed Media and Civil Society professionals who have demonstrated commitment to promoting gender equality and empowering women in the media industry.

The Female Journalist Association of Liberia disclosed that the expertise and experiences of the appointed Board of Advisors will be invaluable in shaping the association’s programs and initiatives to best serve the needs of female journalists and women in the media across Liberia.

Those appointed are Carolyn Myers, Chairperson; Cllr. P. Alphonsus Zeon, Co-Chair; Tecee Boley-Nyakonah, Member; Hassan Kiawu, Member; Lakshmi Moore, Member; Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSO), Constituent Member; and Press Union of Liberia (PUL), Constituent Member.

The Leadership of FeJAL further indicated that it is confident that the appointed Board of Advisors’ guidance and support will play a crucial role in driving the Association’s mission forward and making a positive impact on the media landscape in Liberia.

FeJAL is a media development organization established to promote social justice, equal opportunities, and create a safe-working environment for women in the media.

FeJAL envisions a media landscape where women journalists are equally represented and treated the same as their male counterparts, providing professional capacity development for female journalists as well as other media practitioners and also other media-related groups.

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