Georgina Goodwin is an independent documentary photographer and Canon Ambassador based in Nairobi. Specialising in social issues, women and environment she works regularly for Agence France-Presse AFP and United Nations Agency for Refugees UNHCR, contributes to Getty Images and Everyday Climate Change and is a member of WomenPhotograph, a unique global collection of women visual story-tellers, and African Photojournalism Database, a collaboration of World Press Photo and Everyday Africa. Georgina’s work on refugee children in Tanzania is a finalist series at Siena Photo Awards, her personal work documenting cancer in Africa was nominated for the Prix Pictet 2015 Award for Sustainability and Photography. Both her coverage of Westgate Terror Attack which won Kenyan News Photographer of the Year 2014, and her coverage of the 2007/8 Kenyan post-election violence which was shortlisted for Prix-Bayeux Award 2008 have been widely published.
Georgina’s work has been published by NY Times, Newsweek, Elle Mag, FT, Vogue Italia, BBC, CNN, AFP, Reuters, UN, World Bank and many others, and has been shown in Times Square NYC, Tokyo Japan, The Louvre Paris, San Francisco Public Library, and by Magnum Foundation and #Dysturb at Look3 in Charlottesville, USA. Georgina is a Canon Trainer teaching storytelling workshops around Africa, she also teaches photojournalism workshops for Aga Khan University in Nairobi. She is also one of 19 finalists at TEDx Nairobi 2017 and a speaker at TEDx KakumaCamp June 2018, the first TED talks ever to be held in a refugee camp.
Georgina’s work can be viewed at www.georginagoodwin.com and instagram.com/ggkenya.
"As an African visual story teller I feel strongly that this is my duty to make sure that the very real and fast-paced changes that are occurring all around us in Africa today are documented and our voices as Africans are heard all around the world." - Georgina Goodwin.
Website: www.georginagoodwin.com Photographers Collective: WomenPhotograph Instagram: instagram.com/ggkenya
New York Times, Getty Images, McClatchy Newspapers, BBC, CNN, Agence France-Presse (AFP), Reuters, ESPN, Gran-Angular Spain, Africa News, Africa24 News, Sax Rohmer London, ZUMA Press, Barcroft Media London, Daily Mail, The Guardian, Sunday Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday Times South Africa, Financial Times, The Telegraph, Irish Times, The Sunday Telegraph, Google, Elle Magazine US, New York Times Science Times, The Mail, The Irish Times, UNHCR, WFP, UNEP, UNICEF, NRC, HO, IFAD, UNFPA, Interpol, Global Fund, World Bank, World Wildlife Fund, CARE International, Oxfam, Greenpeace, The Nature Conservancy, Vestergaard, Women’s World Banking NY, EGPAF, ICAP, ICSS, Living Goods, Vision Fund, Concern International, Plan International, Catholic Relief Services, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, Alive & Kicking, Take Action Foundation, Lundin Foundation, Atlas Copco, AMREF, World Animal Protection, Refugees United, FIA Foundation, Fistula Foundation, Norwegian Refugee Council, Hand In Hand International, Aga Khan University, Inuka Trust, Ubuntu Made, Travel Africa, Brand Magazine, YorkU Magazine, Africa Geographic, National Geographic, Africa Photo Magazine, Safari Interactive Magazine, About Kenya Magazine, Travel News & Lifestyle Magazine, Dodho Magazine, Africa Photo Magazine, Why I love Kenya Magazine
Awards & Exhibitions
2017 World Water Day Lions Club Seregno Italy Finalist: 2 Entries
2016 International Photo Awards IPA: 20 Honorable Mentions in 13 Categories
2016 Kenya Photo Awards Documentary Single & Series: Winner| Nature Series: Runner Up
2015 Prix Pictet Photography & Sustainability Nominee for Cancer In Africa work
2015 International Photography Awards 15 Nominations in 8 Categories
2015 Black & White Spider Awards Award of Excellence Photojournalism Category
2014 Top 30 Finalist Freedom House 2014 Images of Repression & Freedom
2013 News Photographer of the Year Kenya: Winner
2013 Exposure Awards, See.Me Community: New York Exhibition
2012 Forum for Research & Development Photography, South Africa: Winner
2008 Prix-Bayeux War Photographer Award Shortlist for Kenya Post Election Violence images
2006 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Kodak Kenya: Winner & 4th
2005 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Kodak Kenya: Winner & 3rd