Renée C. Byer is a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist and Emmy nominated multimedia field producer. Her ability to produce photographs with profound emotional resonance and sensitivity earned her the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 2007 and Pulitzer Finalist in 2013. Known for her ability to translate stark statistics into images that connect us to our humanity, she has photographed and exhibited throughout the world. In 2017 her photo project, No Safe Place, chronicling the plight of Afghan SIV’s as they struggle in the U.S., facing poverty and violence was exhibited at Visa pour l’Image. Byer’s internationally acclaimed book, Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor, invites you to put an end to extreme poverty. (Photo shot in Dharamsala, India, 2010. Photo sponsors: Charlie and Melanie Mauzé.)


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