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Women of Iceland Published by Matador Network

December 7, 2017

It’s always a pleasure to see a media outlet pick up my stories and I’m overjoyed that my latest photo essay, “Women of Iceland” has been published by Matador Network.  Matador is a leading  website connecting like-minded travelers from all over the world …

Women of Iceland

November 29, 2017

As per my previous post, I recently traveled to Iceland with a group of my bestie female photographer friends.  It’s a group of women I met on a photo project in Thailand where we were teaching photography to girls rescued/at-risk of sex-trafficking.  …

Gender Equality in Iceland

October 15, 2017

I am a huge fan of watching documentaries.  Ask me the latest and greatest blockbuster in the movie theaters, and I couldn’t tell you even one title.  But sit me down in front of an HBO documentary or one that comes highly …

Arizona, Here I Come!

September 15, 2017

Hi Friends!  As many of you know, I have quite the travel bug, which has taken me to visit and photograph in locations all around the country and world.  Home base for the past 17 years has been Las Vegas, however a …

New Website!

August 23, 2017

I am so excited to share and release my new and updated website.  It has been a labor of love and I can not thank enough my team behind the scenes, Rachel Walburn, Meli Ojeda and Erika Blatt from Wonderful Machine. One …

World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017

June 20th is World Refugee Day as deemed by the United Nations.  Held every year to “…commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support …

Faces of Cuba Published by Passion Passport

March 6, 2017

A huge thank you to the beautiful travel website Passion Passport for publishing and featuring my story on “Faces of Cuba.”  That trip to Cuba still resonates so strongly with me, as the faces of each of those people has been permanently …

Happy World Wildlife Day!

March 3, 2017

Today is a day to recognize and reaffirm our commitment to helping the animal species.  This year’s theme as directed by the UN, is Listening to Young Voices.  Children are our biggest hope in making positive changes for the future, and listening …

Women’s March on Washington

January 27, 2017

I was fortunate to attend the Women’s March in Washington DC with my mother and sister in law, along with about 1 million of our closest friends.  I feel so fortunate to not only participate in this historic event, but also document …

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