Corinne Dufka is an Associate Director at Humans Rights Watchand in charge of the organization’s work on West Africa with expertise in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Mali, and Côte d’Ivoire. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Dufka worked as a photojournalist for the Reuters News Agency and from 1987-1999 covered conflicts in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Bosnia, Rwanda, Somalia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Larry C. Price
Larry C. Price is an award-winning documentary photographer and multimedia journalist based in Dayton, Ohio. As a photographer at the Star-Telegram, Larry won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for spot news photography for his coverage of the 1980 coup in Liberia. He won a second Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 1985, as a photographer for the Inquirer, for a portfolio documenting civil wars in Angola and El Salvador. In 2015, Larry received an Emmy Award for a broadcast segment he photographed for NewsHour on the dangers of underwater gold mining in the Philippines.
Dr. Imani M. Cheers
Imani M. Cheers is an award winning multimedia producer and Assistant Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University. Before joining the faculty at GWU, Cheers was director of educational resources and a multimedia producer for the PBS NewsHour, a producer/writer at Howard University Television and a multimedia producer at Newsweek.com.
Joey Oliver is the man behind the camera for Humans of DC and is a photographer for the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. Stressing a story-telling element in his photography, his work aims to go beyond the surface element and delve into the depths of each of his subject's lives to help his viewers better understand the person in the frame.
Allison Shelley is an independent documentary photographer and multimedia journalist based in Washington D.C.She is co-director of the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) and current adjunct faculty at the graduate programs of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and at the Corcoran College of Art and Design at George Washington University.
Samuel Loewenberg is a journalist who covers the intersection of global health, business, government and politics. He was the 2011-2012 Nieman Foundation Global Health Reporting Fellow at Harvard University. His articles and photos have appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Guardian, Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Portfolio, The Atlantic Online, Fortune, The Nation, The Washington Post, Slate, Salon, and The Lancet. He has shot and produced two short documentaries for PBS.
Timothy Bouldry has been photographing, exploring and educating people about landfill activity and the people who live from these landfills around the world for 7 years. His widely published photographs have been used by activists to present to the House of Representatives, The US Senate and The Organization of American States. He currently lives in Nicaragua, where he helped Asepsis better understand the sanitation conditions for landfill communities firsthand.
Irene Abdou has 15 years of experience working with organizations like the Peace Corps, American Red Cross, Population Services International, and USAID - US Agency for International Development. After her time in the development field, she turned to photography as a tool for change and inspiration, curating portraits that "make a difference by telling visual stories of extraordinary people in extraordinary places, who are simply hoping for a better tomorrow."
Ben Barber has been a journalist and photographer for 30 years for the London Observer, LA Times, USA TODAY, UPI News Agency - United Press International , The Washington Times, and The Christian Science Monitor, among others. He also served as senior writer for USAID and is a communications consultant.