|IWMF Alumni represent all media platforms including, print, broadcast, online and multimedia. These talented news professionals work with the IWMF as Mentors, Fellows, or Grantees. They are based around the world and are united in their pursuit of under-reported stories that are essential in shedding light on global issues. The IWMF is proud to support this community further develop their on-the-ground reporting skills through training, grants, mentoring, and reporting trips.|
Alexia Webster is a South African documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Johannesburg. From creating family portrait studios in refugee camps to documenting youth culture in South Africa, her work explores intimacy and identity across the African continent. Her photographs have been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, Le Monde, WIRED, and CNN, among others. She has received a number of awards including the Artraker Award for Art in Conflict, the POPCAP award for Contemporary African Photography, and the Frank Arisman Scholarship at the International Center of Photography in New York.