In journalism, where it is rarely for two career paths to have followed the same trajectory, mentorship enables reporters to learn from each other and offer support to those looking to follow in their footsteps.

The Coalition for Women in Journalism is a not-for-profit initiative that launched in March 2017 to foster guidance and camaraderie between female journalists around the globe.

The network connects experienced journalists with female correspondents and freelancers who can apply for mentorship if they have an assignment that requires them to travel to a new country for example, or if they are looking for the expertise of a local, established reporter.

In this week's podcast, we speak to Kiran Nazish, journalist at New America and co-founder of the Coalition for Women in Journalism, who explains what type of support the network offers, the value of mentorship, and what's next for the organisation.

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