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Homecoming | Shot for @utr4military | October 2018
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// This week, in honor of Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, I’ll be sharing some of my images of servicemembers and their different environments.


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I will never forget this trip. It was my first time producing and directing for @prospectarts and I was in Guatemala with @food4thehungry. We were spending the day at the school and the man to the right in the photo was the Principal. Throughout the entire day, kids played with him and laughed with him. You could tell they loved him and he truly loved them back. I remember thinking - those are the type of men we need in the world. Ones who care, ones who love well. I love this photo because of that reminder it is to me and what we can learn when we travel if we just take the time to see. The stories I have heard from the field and what I have experienced from my job are too good to be true and WE ARE HIRING! So, if you are an editor looking for literally the greatest job ever then you should apply to come work with me at @prospectarts ! Temporarily, you can find the link in my bio!


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A young Iraqi girl paints with watercolors during an art therapy session, one of the health and trauma therapy programs offered by Al-Hadaf to refugees in Amman, Jordan.
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To learn more or support these efforts, visit alhadaf.org. | Jordan, September 2018


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Iraqi refugees practice applying makeup on each other during a professional makeup course, hosted by Al-Hadaf.
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“Our goal is to provide a creative outlet for these ladies both as a post-trauma therapy and to help them acquire a useful skill, to give them self-confidence in building their future careers,” says Maran Maayah Abu Jaber, the Founder and CEO of Al-Hadaf.
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To learn more or support these efforts, visit alhadaf.org. | Jordan, September 2018


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#Repost @leonardodicapriofdn (@get_repost)
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#Repost @natgeotravel Photo by @amivitale // Mary Lengees is caring for orphaned elephants at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) the first indigenous-owned and run elephant sanctuary in northern Kenya. Mary is one of the first indigenous Samburu women elephant keepers in all of Africa. The sanctuary is helping to change the lives of the people in the community as well as the animals under their care.
#pressforprogress #natgeowomen #internationalwomensday
#Repostar @leonardodicapriofdn (@get_repost)
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#Repost @natgeotravel Foto por @amivitale // Mary Lengees cuida elefantes huérfanos en Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@ r.e.s.c.u.e), el primer santuario de elefantes de propiedad y gestión indígena en el norte de Kenia. María es una de las primeras criadoras de elefantes indígenas samburu en toda África. El santuario está ayudando a cambiar las vidas de las personas en la comunidad, así como los animales bajo su cuidado.
#pressforprogress #natgeowomen #internationalwomensday


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#Repost @natgeotravel Photo by @amivitale // Mary Lengees is caring for orphaned elephants at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) the first indigenous-owned and run elephant sanctuary in northern Kenya. Mary is one of the first indigenous Samburu women elephant keepers in all of Africa. The sanctuary is helping to change the lives of the people in the community as well as the animals under their care.
#pressforprogress #natgeowomen #internationalwomensday


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To celebrate the International #DayoftheGirl, I’m sharing images from a new personal project about #genderequality and the empowerment of girls and young women.
I went to Camp Thunderbird last weekend in Olympia, Washington, to photograph the @BoyScoutsofAmerica’s first BSA Boot Camp for girls before the organization changes its name to Scouts BSA in February and begins allowing females to become Scouts for the first time.
As these young women, ages 12-17, learned about building campfires, pitching tents, packing the 10 essentials, and reading compasses, I observed strength, determination, problem-solving, and a healthy dose of fun. One young woman, who had seemed quite shy, lit up with a giant smile when I asked her if she wanted to become an Eagle Scout. She said she wanted to not only earn Eagle rank but be the first female to do it…and to beat her brother in the process.

Do you know of any other programs to empower young women or opportunities for girls to be mentored by strong, successful role models? If so, please send me an email to help me on my project.

#GirlGaze #gender #equality #womanempowerment #girlpower


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Amman, Jordan | September 2018


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Markets in downtown Amman. Thanks to @mcjayarabmcs for showing us around his city. | Jordan, September 2018


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Markets in downtown Amman | Jordan, September 2018


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First light over Mafraq, a Jordanian border town about 10 miles from Syria | Jordan, September 2018


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Lion love | Zimbabwe, August 2018


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These last few months, we have had the privilege of working with this amazing organization, @freethegirlsbras. They are bringing women in off the streets and helping them start their own businesses selling bras. Their creative approach to giving these women both freedom and stability is inspiring to us and we are thankful to have traveled the world with them. Excited for what is to come for this great organization and the women leaders they are raising up. #freethegirls


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“Whenever you are creating beauty in the world, you are restoring your own soul.” - Alice Walker
This could not feel any truer right now. The more I embrace my own desire to create beautiful things in the world, the more whole I feel.


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Why the Enneagram is rocking my view of myself and the world right now - if you have been around my posts, you have seen me say I am a type 4 (wing 3). And if you know anything about the Enneagram - maybe your thinking now that you are less inclined to be friends with me. Emotional, moody, withdrawn artist, pretentious... not the greatest of descriptions and actually the first time I listened to the chapter in The Road Back to You, I decided I was not a four.... but then I listened again. Caring, empathetic, creative, handles loss well... What I started seeing, were my emotions clearer than I ever had before. The Enneagram looks at motivations, not behaviors. So, people say it is a hoax because who could be narrowed down to a number, my response is to listen to the book and think not about how you act, because that changes with each season, but think of WHY you act the way you do. In these last few weeks since my listening to the book (thanks @audible_books), I have seen myself clearer than I ever had. Recognizing my emotions (all the highs and lows) and when I just need to take a breath and realize that stressor isn’t as bad as I thought. Or this week, in some of that same stress of lots of to-dos, recognizing when I need to tap into my inner 3. I too thought this can’t be right, I can’t be that bad, but learning to recognize my weaknesses has helped me to have power over them, and knowing my strengths has helped me to tap into them more. Some people hate personality assessments and I get it. This isn’t just some personality test though, it is hundreds of years research and study while watching us humans try and survive together, and my take on the Enneagram is it is teaching us how to do that well. No, this is not a paid advertisement for the Enneagram - it is just helping me so much I think it could for you too. And if you are interested, skip the online tests, and head straight for the books. They say you will know your type by the negative qualities that make you cringe most - and from my assessment- that is so right! Listen (or read), enjoy, and learn to live life better. It is worth it. ✌🏽photog: @kscheffe


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The #faces of #women in #modern #Iran - #beautiful #pretty #beauty #colored #headscarves #makeup #sophisticated #fashion #fashionable #style #stylish - These new generation of Iran women can be seen in #Tehran streets. Before this women in Iran mostly wore black #hijab or #abaya and #chador. #natgeowomen #womenonthego #persian #persiangirls


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Tahmineh Ghamkhar is a #journalist with Mehr #News #Agency. She is attached with the #International #Relations Department of the agency that is one of many news agencies operating in the #Islamic #Republic of #Iran. It is rare to see woman journalists in countries which practised the #syariah #Islamic #laws strictly. But surprisingly, in Iran, there are many #woman journalists. And they do their job like their counterparts outside Iran, interviewing and mixing with people in public places irrespective of their gender, attending events without being segregated from male guests and they move freely. #natgeowomen #womenempowerment #womenstyle #womenpower #laprensa #media #press #liberal #free #freedom #tehran #women


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