Nancy Farese is a social documentary photographer and pioneer of the concept of Photo Philanthropy: Photography for Social Awareness (http://photophilanthropy.org), providing photographic support to non-profit organizations to help document and promote causes. Her work has been published in association with a wide range of charitable organizations in Africa and the US, including The Infectious Disease Institutes in Uganda, Wood River Land Trust, International Rescue Committee, and Envisions Schools. She has a BA from Vanderbilt University. Nancy@Photophilanthropy.org.

Cate Biggs is a freelance writer and consultant. She is the Lead Writer of the World Savvy Monitor (http://worldsavvy.org/monitor) – a series of comprehensive guides for understanding current news and conversation in the global community. In collaboration with education non-profit World Savvy, Cate has researched and written in-depth primers for teachers and the general public on topics such as Sudan, Pakistan, China, Russia, Iran, and Mexico; as well as Democracy Around the World, Global Poverty and International Development, Human Migration, and the Global Status of Women. Cate has also participated in and written about international youth conflict prevention programs in Rwanda. She has a B.A. from Yale and a Masters in Social Welfare Management and Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.  catebiggs@comcast.net


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  • 1. Ann Dale  |  November 12, 2009 at 10:56 pm

    Love getting the real-time updates! Glad you are both safe.

  • 2. YC  |  November 25, 2009 at 9:06 pm

    I used to live in Liberia as a child and am saddened by how the country has been leveled in the aftermath of the civil war. I hope President Sirleaf can bring this country back from the brink. Glad you guys are bringing some of the stark realities to light.


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