January 05, 2016

Nat Geo: Photos that Inspired Change

“Photographs show us places and things we will never see in person, they express conflict in a visceral and enduring way, and they can be transformative. Photographs can cause us to think differently or move us emotionally, and sometimes they can even propel us into action,” Jessie Wender writes...

December 11, 2013

Encore Purpose Prize: Making a Difference

“You’re moving beyond midlife careers yet refusing to fade out or fade away. You’re searching for a calling in the second half of life, crafting encore careers that combine not only continued income but the promise of more meaning – and the chance to do work that means something beyond...

October 30, 2013


The Syrian Civil War has been raging since 2011, creating a refugee population of over 2 million. Fleeing their homes to escape the violence of war, these people have been seeking shelter in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey. Striving to create a stronger public connection with...

April 01, 2013

Blue Earth

Photography has a very special power to inspire change. Photojournalists documenting worldwide issues bring home new perspectives on other cultures and concerns. Spreading the word in a way that reaches people on another level is critical in catalyzing action for change. Blue Earth is an organization that supports photography...