Students from colleges around Dublin with an interest in journalism, media or development issues are invited to attend a special workshop for prospective applicants to the 2015 Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme at 6.30pm on Tuesday, 27th January, at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. The workshop will be delivered by two members […]
Winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme, Catherine Healy, was funded to travel to Vietnam, where she is focusing on the experiences of migrant females working in Hanoi’s manufacturing sector. This is Catherine’s second blog from her trip. Catherine is being mentored by Foreign Policy Editor at The Irish Times, Paddy Smyth.
PHOTO: Catherine pictured with Mr Ha Nguyen Hoang from the Hanoi office of the International Labour Organisation. Along the dimly lit tracks of Hanoi’s Long Bien market, female traders sell fruit and vegetables throughout the night. As morning breaks, I sit with Ms Bing, a 78 year old drinks vendor, at her bottle-lined cart. She tells […]
Three students have been awarded funding as part of the 2014 Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme. They were selected from a pool of 17 applicants and will travel to Vietnam, South Africa, and Sierra Leone later this year to produce media reports based around a number of developmental themes. Catherine Healy is currently studying […]