It takes a village- we are thrilled to collaborate with such talented women, and highlight their work.
Lebawit “Lily” Girma is an Ethiopian American lawyer turned published travel writer, photographer and guidebook author.
Born in Ethiopia and raised in Côte d'Ivoire, her travels and expat experiences stretch across three continents. Fluent in four languages, Lily calls herself a culture-holic, with a love for storytelling and sharing the beauty of the world with others. Her images and articles focus on traditions, nature and humanity.
Her work is featured in CNN Travel, AFAR, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Morning Calm Magazine (Korean Air), BBC Travel, AFAR.com, New York Times Magazine, Lonely Planet Travel Magazine, UK Guardian, Moon travel guides amongst others. Tourism boards, resorts and attractions have also commissioned her for editorial, web and commercial photo shoots, and for writing assignments.
Jenny is a self-taught photographer from Vancouver, Canada. Her work showcases a broad focus on subjects including fashion, portraiture as well as urban art and travel photography.
She first began photography as a teen, using disposable cameras simply to capture moments with her friends. Her hobby quickly transformed into a passion. She began shooting, producing and styling her own creative concepts, focusing strongly on fashion, exploration and adventure.
After traveling throughout Europe and Cuba, Jenny's ideas of art and beauty broadened as she was greatly inspired by street art and culture, as well as unique architecture. As of late, her work draws greatly on her new found inspirations.
Photographer and Master retoucher Theresa Hong's work has graced the covers and online media from Vanity Fair, W magazine to most recently the major Zara campaign collections. Her photoshop wizardry and image making skills reflect ger pioneering nature, pushing the boundaries of image-making into the realm of pure magic.