Fellow Honoris Causa: Vicky Markolefa
Vicky Markolefa is a photographer, video and documentary producer and communication expert.
Her international work features assignments and collaborations with institutions, organizations, foundations, companies and media in several countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Central America.
Vicky has been working for almost twenty years in partnership with NGOs and international institutions among them: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), WWF, European Commission ECHO, ActionAid, Mercy Corps, Relief International, Premiere Urgence Internationale.
She participates in reportage and documentary storytelling projects in Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, South Africa, Guatemala, Iceland, Germany, Turkey, Jordan, Greece and other countries worldwide.
Her work focuses on humanistic, social and environmental conservation topics with an emphasis on women rights, violence and stories related to vulnerable groups such as children and refugees.
She has taken part in numerous international festivals, exhibitions, and publications and she has received recognition and awards for many of her projects.
She writes stories, reportages, blogs and opinion articles for media and organizations and since 2016, she is a member of Mind the Bump, the award-winning team of visual storytellers.