About the Author
Alison Wright, a New York–based documentary photographer, has spent a career capturing the universal human spirit through her photographs and writing. For many of her projects, Alison travels to the remotest regions of the globe, photographing endangered cultures and people while documenting issues concerning the human condition. Alison is a recipient of the Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary Photography, and a two-time winner of the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award. Alison was named a National Geographic Traveler of the Year as someone who travels with a sense of passion and purpose and awarded Premier Travelers Most Compelling Woman in the Travel Industry.