WIFM Scholarship - Group 1

Front – 2015 WIFM Scholarship winners; Mina Hoffman, PPU; Sheryland Neal, Chatham; Hannah Snyder, PPU Back: Lisa Smith-Reed, Jessica Pachuta, Jeanne Josefcyzk, Donna Belajac, Faith Dickinson


  • Women in Film and Media (WIFM) Pittsburgh is seeking motivated and hard-working women and men to serve on its Board of Directors.
  • Candidates must be at least 19 years old and available to attend at least 75% of monthly board meetings, committee meetings, and events in person.
  • The WIFM board is a working board, so expect to put in approximately 8-10 hours of work per month of your time, more or less depending on activities and events.
  • WIFM values diversity in race, gender, and professional background to ensure we best serve all of our members and community.


WIFM board members are responsible for moving the organization forward by fully participating as committee chairs and meeting on a regular basis to organize programs, promote the organization, raise funds and provide opportunities and resources to women in the film and television industry in Pittsburgh.

To nominate someone for a board position or sumbit yourself, please send a cover letter and resume to info@wifmpit.org no later than August 7th to be considered for the election.

Candidates will be notified via email by August 15, 2015 whether your application has been accepted.

Elections will take place the week of August 15 – 21st, with notification of results by August 31st.  Voting is open to members only.

Become a member or renew your membership HERE.


Women In Film and Media Pittsburgh

Our Mission

Women in Film and Media (WIFM) Pittsburgh is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to improve the status and portrayal of women in film, television, and other screen-based media in Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond.

Our Community

WIFM comprises dynamic professionals, both men and women, who represent every aspect of the industry: producers, directors, cinematographers, production crew, actors, talent agents, accountants and lawyers.

Our Activities

We serve our community by facilitating their access to opportunities in industry. In addition, we lend our services to non-profit organizations helping women and children.

Our programs and events include workforce skills development through mentoring and training workshops; production of public service announcements for non-profits dedicated to women and children; and industry partnerships that further our mission.

WIFM is a chapter of Women In Film & Television International (WIFTI), a global network comprising over 40 chapters worldwide with more than 10,000 members, dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women in industry.




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