Tara Todras-Whitehill

Turkey

Biography

Tara Todras-Whitehill is a photojournalist who is passionate about telling in-depth stories, and has over ten years of experience in the field, working for organization like the Associated Press, The New York Times, Reuters and The Washington Post. She is extremely invested in telling women’s stories - trying to portray strong women changing the world around them.

In 2013 she co-founded Vignette Interactive, an innovative storytelling company that works with international NGOs on media projects about global issues. Previously she worked as a staff photographer for the Associated Press for four years in the Middle East, covering the uprisings, revolutions and numerous elections in the Arab world.

You can see her recent work at Vignette Interactive
http://www.vignetteinteractive.com/service/photography/ and her previous work with AP on the revolutions of Egypt and Libya at www.taratw.com.

Funded project

Dangerous Abortions

Why do a large number of women in Nepal and Cambodia undergo banned procedures to end their pregnancies, when abortion is legal in both countries?