Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario live via the internet Friday, April 30th, 1pmET, 10amPT Register here now for the free event. (Event is over)
Kidnapped twice, in Fallujah, Iraq and again in Libya, Lynsey has a powerful message about being a women in the still-male-chauvinist profession of combat photography.
She has spent the last 20 years documenting humanitarian crises. Her work has shaped the way the public sees conflict, shining light on wars and their aftermath – from Afghanistan and Iraq in the early 2000s to Syria and Yemen more recently. Addario focuses her lens on conflicts and human rights issues, especially the role of women in traditional societies.
If the time is not convenient for you, go ahead and register here. The panel will be recorded for registrants to watch on their own time.
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