Allison Shelley

Allison Shelley is an independent documentary photographer and multimedia journalist focused on global health and social justice issues worldwide. She is co-director of the Women Photojournalists of Washington and teaches in the graduate photojournalism program at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Previously, Allison worked as director of photography for Education Week newspaper and as staff photographer for The Washington Times. Based in Haiti from early 2010, her work has been featured in publications such as Time magazine, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, NPR, The Washington Post and the Guardian. She has received awards and/or fellowships from the National Press Photographers Association, the Society for News Design and the White House News Photographers Association, as well as the WHNPA Project Grant to support her examination of young motherhood in eastern India, and two grants from Pulitzer Center to support similar projects in Nepal and Nigeria.