Alexia grantees accepted into Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII

Alexia grant winners Shahria Sharmin and Michael Santiago have been chosen to attend the Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII, one of the premiere photojournalism workshops for young photographers founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams. Continue reading

Annie Flanagan’s “Preservation: Surviving Sexual Violence”

Annie Flanagan was awarded her 2013 Student Award of Excellence Grant for her work, “Preservation: Surviving Sexual Violence.” The project was a long term essay following her best friend, Hannah, who was in an emotionally and physically abusive relationship for … Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation on Violence Against Women

Violence against women takes many forms which can be seen in a number of the projects The Alexia Foundation has supported for 23 years. One type of violence is overwhelming violence, the violence that is wholly gender based and clear … Continue reading

Alexia Foundation Photo of Today – Annie Flanagan

Today’s photo is from Annie Flanagan’s 2013 Award of Excellence Student Proposal, “Preservation: Surviving Sexual Violence.” The proposal images document the life of Annie’s best friend, Hannah, a women who disappeared for two years into a violence relationship. Her abuser … Continue reading

Announcing the 2013 Alexia Foundation Profession and Student Grant Winners

The 2013 Alexia Foundation Grant judging took place at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University on Feb. 23, 2013. The judges were Lynn Johnson who works for National Geographic and various foundations, Getty Photographer John Moore, … Continue reading