Awards + Honors

2016
International Women’s Media Fund (IWMF) Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Grant, Burge Victims Speak.
Nominated, World Press Photo, Joop Swart Masterclass.

2015
Columbia University, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma Ochberg Fellowship.

2014
National Geographic Society, Young Explorers Grant, Postwar Reconstruction in Bosnia.

2012-2014
VII Photo Agency, VII Mentor Program with Ron Haviv.

2013
Yale University, Poynter Fellowship.

2012
National Geographic + Leica-sponsored Look3 Masterclass, Streetwise with Bruce Gilden.

2011-2012
Fulbright Grant in photography, Azerbaijan.

2009-2011
Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service, merit scholarship in the Security Studies Program.

2010
Canon-sponsored VII Masterclass with Ron Haviv, Photojournalism Today.
National Geographic Society, Young Explorers Grant, Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline.

2009
American Photography 26, Blagojevich’s Final Day.
The New York Times, The Year in Pictures, Blagojevich’s Final Day.
Newsweek, The Year in Pictures, Blagojevich’s Final Day.

2008
BBC Training Bursary, Rory Peck Trust for Hazardous Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) with Centurion.
Foundry Photojournalism Workshop Mexico City, merit scholarship.

2007
American Council on Germany, John J. McCloy Fellowship.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Photojournalism Award.

2004-2005
Kosciuszko Foundation + The Polish Ministry of Education and Sport, Year Abroad Scholarship at Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.