World Federation of
Science Journalists

International Science Writers Association (ISWA)

www.internationalsciencewriters.org





Established: 1967
About:
ISWA is the world's oldest international science journalists association. An organization of individual membership, it is of particular value to writers living in countries without national associations, and especially those wishing to be represented in the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ). ISWA's objective is to provide an informal network of personal and professional contacts among science writers worldwide.
Key Activities:
ISWA maintains a website offering information regarding job, training and educational opportunities; publishes a newsletter and membership list providing up-to-date contact information and news of professional developments around the world; and assists in the planning, organizing and conducting of seminars and workshops on science communication.
Membership:
75 members
Affiliations:
World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ); National Association of Science Writers (ISWA president is an individual member and consultant on international affairs)
Governance:
Executive Office is elected at the annual general assembly, wich is held at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Financing: Annual budget (USD $ 2 000 - 3 000) is sourced from membership dues, various fees and honoraria
Contact:
James Cornell, president | 6666 N. Mesa View Drive | Tucson, Arizona
85716-2526 USA | e: jamescornell@q.com