Veterans Advocate/Stratton News Clips Contributor Included: IWMF Announces Inaugural Grantees Of The Howard G. Buffett Fund For Women Journalists

Lily Casura

Journalist & Veterans Advocate Lily Casura

Lily Casura is awarded a $19,500 grant to complete a multimedia project examining homeless female veterans in the U.S.

Casura is a freelance writer and the founder of the award-winning Healing Combat Trauma website, created to address the issue of combat veterans and PTSD.

Her work has appeared in Texas Tribune, Huffington Post, Agence France-Presse and other media outlets. She is a chapter author in Healing War Trauma: A Handbook of Creative Approaches (Routledge).


June 1, 2015 – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is proud to announce the first group of 2015 grantees in the inaugural funding round of the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. Nine trailblazing women journalists were selected from a stellar pool of 650 applicants representing media projects based in over 100 countries.

“We are in awe of the talent and diversity of ideas represented in the hundreds of applications we received from around the world for this Fund,” said IWMF Executive Director Elisa Lees Muñoz. “The strength of the proposals truly reflects the bold aspirations of women journalists.”