An exhibition on the history of female journalists in Luxembourg is being shown at the Cité Bibliothèque in Luxembourg.
“The main objective of this exhibition is to showcase these extraordinary women who have shaped their profession. What they all had in common was that they were pioneers and to get things going. They have added female viewpoints to the world of information and enriched the profession” explains Joëlle Letsch, president of the Femmes Pionnières du Luxembourg, in an announcement.
Female journalism started in the 1920s in Luxembourg. The first women to work in this sector were qualified teachers, the only studies open to them. The exhibition details the individual career paths of 17 journalists who have helped shape their era through their contributions, engagement and entrepreneurial, whether it’s Viviane Reding, Danièle Fonck or Maryse Lanners. But the exhibition also includes today’s top female journalists,
Pictured: A screenshot of the exhibition poster. Credit: Femmes Pionnières du Luxembourg.