The Alexia Foundation provides grants and scholarships to photojournalists, enabling them to create work that gives voice to those who go unheard, fosters cultural understanding and exposes social injustice.
In the first year of the new Women's Initiative Grant, Tim Matsui has been awarded $25,000 to investigate the trafficking of minors in the Seattle area. Follow Tim's progress on the news feed.
Abir Abdullah won the Professional grant to document the danger of fire to the working class in Bangladesh. Sara Naomi Lewkowicz received the First Prize Student to examine domestic violence. Follow their progress on the news page.