Ley Uwera

Freelance photojournalist leyuwera1

Ley Uwera is an independent photojournalist and a reporter with BBC in the Democratique Republic of the Congo. She has a degree in journalism from the Université de Cepromad. She reports on conflict and document the social and cultural evolution of the eastern part of the continent, with a focus on the DRC. Her work has been published in Departures, Huck Magazine, The New York Times ‘‘ LENS ’’ blog, Upworthy, Vantage, and Vrij Nederland, among others and she has exhibited in Fes, Istanbul and the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, VA.

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