Holly Pickett is a freelance photojournalist based in New York City. She recently relocated to the U.S. after almost a decade of living and working in the Middle East, where she covered news, politics, and humanitarian issues throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Her particular areas of focus include the aftermath and human impact of conflict, human migration, and the particular challenges and issues faced by women. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, Financial Times, TIME, The New Yorker, Stern, NPR.org, and The New Republic. Holly received a 2014 travel grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to document the lives of Syrian refugees in Greece, Germany, Sweden, and Russia, and she is a member of the Everyday Projects photo collective. Holly earned bachelor’s degrees in history and journalism from the University of Montana.