The World Press Photo Foundation announced the names of the 12 young photographers who will participate in the World Press Photo Foundation Masterclass East Africa.
The masterclass aims to support the most promising young visual journalists from the region in their professional development, and will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, from 28 November to 2 December.
The Masterclass East Africa is the second in the World Press Photo Foundation’s series of satellite masterclasses, based on the formula of the annual Joop Swart Masterclass for the world’s most talented upcoming visual journalists. The first satellite event was the Masterclass Latin America, which took place in Mexico in December of last year.
About the World Press Photo Foundation education programs
The World Press Photo Foundation is committed to education. The future of visual journalism depends on the dedication of new talent. From the annual Joop Swart Masterclass to local workshops, from grants to speaking events, we aim to educate, enable, and connect visual storytellers. For more information on the education programs, please see: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/academy