Career Milestones:
Freelance Photographer - 2014 - Present
Staff Photojournalist | Columbia Missourian & Vox Magazine | Columbia, Mo | August 2014 – December 2014
Coordinator – Pictures of the Year International (POYi) | 2014 and 2015
Coordinator – College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) | 2013 and 2014
Environmental Scientist | URS Corporation | St. Louis, Mo | 2007 – 2011.
Field Geologist | TRC Environmental | Boston, MA | 2003 – 2007
Intern | Illinois Environmental Protection Agency| Collinsville, IL | Summer 2003

Education:
MA in Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
MS in Environmental Sciences & Policy, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Ill
MS in Geology, St Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai 

Workshops:
The Image Deconstructed Workshop - 2018 (upcoming)
Women in Journalism Workshop, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, 2018 (upcoming)
Northern Short Course - 2018
Advanced Projects Workshop with Whitney Johnson - 2017
Eddie Adams Workshop- Barnstorm XXVI -2013
63rd Missouri Photo Workshop - 2012

Grants + Awards + Scholarships:
Smith Patterson Reporting Fellowship, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting - 2017
Rich Clarkson Scholarship, National Press Photographers Foundation - 2017
Tuition Scholarship, Advanced Projects Workshop by Whitney Johnson - 2017
O. O. McIntyre Fellowship, Missouri School of Journalism - 2016
Correspondents' Reporting Grant, Missouri School of Journalism - 2015
Richard Oliver Scholarship, Missouri School of Journalism - 2015
Duffy Reporting Grant, Missouri School of Journalism - 2014
MU Global Programs Scholarship, Missouri School of Journalism - 2015
Fields Fellowship to pursue MA in Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism: 2013 - 2015
Jack & Dorothy Fields Tuition Scholarship – 63rd Missouri Photo Workshop - 2013

Exhibitions
2017- Impassioned Portrayals of Race in the United States  | Juried | Lore Degenstein Gallery, Selinsgrove, PA
2015 - Parting Shots | Curated | McDougall Gallery, Columbia, Mo
2014 - Investing in Women and Girls | Juried | Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.
2013 - Investing in Women and Girls | Juried | Capital One Gallery, Richmond, VA
2013 - Investing in Women and Girls | Juried | World Bank Headquarters, Washington, D.C
2013 - Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition | Juried | St. Louis Artists Guild, St. Louis, MO
2012 - Camera USA | Juried | The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Naples, FL

Teaching:
Documentary Photography Workshop with Showkat Nanda, Srinagar, Kashmir – 2017

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