Danielle Villasana

Freelance Photojournalist @davillasana @davillasana

Danielle Villasana is a photojournalist based in Istanbul whose documentary work focuses on human rights around the world. Danielle is co-founder of We, Women, is a Magnum Foundation awardee, an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop, and is an International Women's Media Foundation fellow. Her work has been included in solo and group exhibits and has been published in The New York Times, National Geographic, and the Washington Post, among others. She contributes to Redux, and is a member of Women Photograph and Diversify Photo. Danielle strongly believes in the pairing of photography, education, and community development. She’s on The Everyday Project's Community Team and in 2018, she joined the Authority Collective as a board member. Ultimately, Danielle strives to live and work by the advice of her mentor Donna De Cesare: “You are a human being first and a journalist second.”

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