Immigration, Central America, Mexico, St. Louis, Antiques and Vintage Clothing (grew up in the business) Education: Hampshire College, BA; University of Missouri Columbia, MA Journalism
Sarah L. Voisin has been a staff photographer at The Washington Post since 1998. She was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She is co-founder of Women Photojournalists of Washington and has won numerous awards from the White House News Photographers Association, the National Press Photographers Association, the Best of Photojournalism contest and the Pictures of the Year contest. She was awarded Cliff Edom’s “New America Award” for her coverage of Latino immigration. Her work on the war on drugs in Mexico has been widely recognized including the Robert F. Kennedy Award for International Photography, the John Faber Award by the Overseas Press Club and a special mention by the Hillman Prize for Photojournalism. She became the proud parent of Isabel Rebekah Funez in 2010.
Honors & Awards:
Robert F. Kennedy Award for International Photography, 2010, for coverage of drug war in Mexico
The John Faber Award by the Overseas Press Club, 2010, for coverage of drug war in Mexico
Hillman Prize for Photojournalism, special mention, 2010, for coverage of drug war in Mexico
The Best of Photojournalism, Cliff Edom’s “New America Award”, 2007 for her coverage of Latino immigration
White House News Photographers Association, various awards 1997 to present
Professional Affiliations: Women Photojournalists of Washington, The National Press Photographers Association, White House News Photographers Association Foreign languages spoken: Spanish
Lourdes “Lulu” Quintana-Salazar was born and raised in Michigan. Now she has to decide whether to live with her deported parents in Mexico or attend a better school in Michigan, where she feels at home. There are thousands of kids like her in Mexico — U.S. citizen children of undocumented parents who have been deported. And the numbers are expected to spike under the Trump administration.