Spotlight on World Affairs

 
Lynsey Addario

Lynsey Addario

Photojournalist.
MacArthur Genius Grantee.
Pulitzer Prize-winner.

Why would anyone willingly plunge headfirst into the war-torn areas of Afghanistan, Darfur, or Libya? For this Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, the simple answer is also the title of her memoir: It’s What I Do.

Thomas Crowther

Thomas Crowther

Scientist.
Trillion Tree Campaign Advisor.
Problem Solver.

Our natural ecosystems are the best technology we have to help cool the planet.  This British scientist, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, has a plan we can all get behind.

Michael Davie

Documentary Filmmaker.
Director.
Journalist.

Born in Africa, raised in Australia, and based in Istanbul, Mick brings an authentic global perspective to his filmmaking and a burning desire to connect us.

Ben Lowy

Photojournalist.
Visual Storyteller.
Chameleon.

The grandson of Holocaust survivors, Ben grew up wanting to understand the hate that leads to war.  To do that, he got as close as he could, embedding alongside soldiers in Iraq. Today he channels that passion into storytelling for brands from Apple to Addidas.

John Moore

John Moore

Photographer.
Eyewitness.
Pulitzer Prize-winner.

Getty Images Special Correspondent John Moore brings us balanced, eyewitness reports from the most sweeping stories of this moment--from immigration reform to the frontlines of climate change, to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Terry Virts

Astronaut.
Photographer.
Management Expert.

Commanding multi-national crews on the ISS for 200 days during a period of intense geopolitical tension on Earth showed Commander Terry Virts that anything is possible with diplomacy and innovation.

Michael Yamashita

Photographer.
Far East Expert.
Author.

The world is changing fast--especially in the Far East.  Michael has trained his lens on Asian cultures for more than 40 years.  His body of work is a photographic time capsule and a portal into the cultural understanding we need to navigate the path forward.

©2020 by Deborah Benson.