Speakers

Laura Boushnak

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Laura Boushnak is a Kuwaiti-born Palestinian photographer, whose work focuses on women, literacy and education reform in the Arab world. After completing a BA in sociology at the Lebanese University,she began her photography career covering news for the Associated Press in Lebanon. Then worked as a photo editor and photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) .Her nine-year wire service experience included covering hard news in conflicts such as the war in Iraq and the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war. Her photographs have been published in the New York Times, The Guardian, The National Geographic, Le Monde.