Daniella Zalcman (b. 1986) is a documentary photographer based in London and New York. She graduated from Columbia University with a degree in architecture in 2009. She is a multiple grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation. She is also the founder of Women Photograph, an initiative to elevate the voices of female and non-binary visual journalists.
Her work tends to focus on the legacies of western colonization, from the rise of homophobia in East Africa to the forced assimilation education of Indigenous children. Her ongoing project Signs of Your Identity has been recognized with the 2017 Arnold Newman Prize, a 2017 RFK Journalism Award, the 2016 Magnum Foundation Inge Morath Award, and the 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award.
Daniella’s work regularly appears in The Wall Street Journal, Mashable, the BBC, and CNN, among others.