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Jamie Rose is an international photojournalist and educator based in the Washington, DC area. She has worked in 5 continents, won awards and grants for her documentary photography and has been a contract photographer with some of the world’s largest nonprofit organizations. She has been internationally recognized for her long term documentary projects on volunteer health care providers and humanitarian issues. In 2009, Jamie joined Momenta Group to head the Workshops division.
Jamie received her Master’s Degree in photojournalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and her bachelor’s degree from American University. She was awarded an Alexia Foundation grant for her photographic project on a nonprofit inner city volunteers. She completed her Master’s thesis photographing volunteer health care workers in the West Bank and Israel. This project established her passion for working with nonprofits and covering humanitarian issues and earned her a place in the prestigious agency team at Aurora Photos.
Jamie began her career as a newspaper photographer covering politics at the White House and Congress for The New York Times in Washington, DC. She traveled to Africa on sabbatical to produce a story on abandoned children at Kenya’s biggest hospital, the East African drought of 2006 and to cover the Ugandan Presidential elections.
Her work has been published in National Geographic Books, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, O Magazine, Rolling Stone, Better Homes and Gardens, Newsweek, TIME Magazine and others. Her nonprofit clients include The Global Fund, Doctors Without Borders, The Calvert Foundation and Physicians for Human Rights among others. Her photo editing skills were rewarded when she was asked to be the lead photo editor National Geographic’s “American Heroes” book.
Jamie was honored with the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) Project Grant for her work with Doctors Without Borders (Medicines Sans Frontiers) in the conflict areas of Northern Uganda during the civil war. She has returned to Africa numerous times to work on health care related projects in the nonprofit sector as well as to teach our Project Uganda workshop.
Jamie lives outside of Washington, DC with her husband and business partner in Momenta Group LLC. To learn more about Momenta Workshops, visit http://www.momentaworkshops.com.
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