Originally from Pennsylvania, Jennifer Huxta was based in Nairobi, Kenya from 2011-2015, covering the recent crisis in Burundi, Pope Francis’s visit to Kenya and Kenyan elections for Agence France-Presse (AFP). She has completed humanitarian photography assignments for NGOs and foundations throughout East/West/Central Africa, focusing on women’s health, climate change, and youth unemployment. Her editorial work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Times, Le Journal du Dimanche, The Guardian, and the BBC. Last year, she was certified in combat medical first aid by RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues). At A River Blue in Northern Uganda, she created a photo mural with young adults displaced by the Lord's Resistance Army conflict. A recipient of the 2016 Davis Fellowship for Peace, she is currently studying Arabic at Middlebury Language Schools.