Farzana Wahidy
Photojournalist, Afghanistan

Farzana Wahidy is an award-winning, Afghani documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her photographs of women and girls in Afghanistan.  She was the first female Afghani photographer to collaborate with international media agencies including the Associated Press (AP) and Agence France-Presse (AFP). Previously, Wahidy studied at the prestigious AINA Photojournalism Institute, of Kabul.  In 2002, Wahidy was one of fifteen students selected from more than five hundred applicants.