Ana Palacios


Ana Palacios is a journalist and a documentary photographer focused in human rights issues shining a light on broken corners in collaboration with NGOs such as Manos Unidas, Africa Directo and UNICEF

In 2021 she was awarded the National Geographic Society's Emergency Fund for Journalists, selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review and nominated for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award.

Her work has been awarded, exhibited and published worldwide (National Geographic, The Guardian Weekend Magazine, Al Jazeera, Stern, Der Spiegel, New Internationalist, Greenpeace Magazine, Rhythms Magazine Taiwan, Het Blad, Terra Mater, 6 Mois, Days Japan, El País Semanal, La Vaguardia Magazine, XL Semanal, Tiempo, etc). She has published three books“Albino”, about the pledge of the albinos in Tanzania, “Art in Movement” about the art as a social change in Uganda and "Slave children: The Back Door" about the reinsertion of slave children in West Africa. She has also directed her first documentary on this last topic available on Filmin.

She is a public speaker at universities, photography festivals and other educational centers in order to instruct, educate and inspire topics regarding Human Rights. She is also a member of national and international photo contest juries.

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