2018 MDP Photo Contest

The 2018 MDP Photo Contest was held on October 26, 2018. Winning images can be seen below. These were chosen in two categories - My Vantage Point (photos of field practicum people, locations and activities) and Our Field Experience (photos featuring MDP students working in the field). Lastly, the Audience Choice category is selected by attendees of the Photo Contest from selected images. 

Winning Images - My Vantage Point

First Place: SYDNEY HERNDON spent the summer on a small island in Northern Fiji, where she worked with the ecotourism company Bridge the Gap Villages. In support of the their communication strategy, she documented individual's stories and perspectives and the evolution of the community's partnership with the social enterprise. 


Second Place: MARINANGELES GUTIERREZ worked with World Resources Institute’s Climate Resilience Practice focused on climate mainstreaming in India. 


Tied for Third Place: ALYSSA BOVELL participated in a multidisciplinary research project in partnership with the Emory Global Health Institute, the University of Chile’s Department for Midwifery and the Promotion of Health of Women and Newborns and the WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center in Santiago, Chile. 


Tied for Third Place: SARAH DURRY worked in Kolkata, India with Emory's Center for Global Safe WASH and the National Institute for Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED). The research project objectives were to learn about water and sanitation behaviors as it relates to interaction with domestic animals in urban slums. 



Winning Images - Our Field Experience

First Place: MELANIA CROCE worked in Kenya with Vijana Amani Pamoja (VAP), an organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize marginalized youth in East Nairobi. 


Second Place: KATIE PONS spent her summer with CARE Côte d'Ivoire in Abidjan working in knowledge management, and learning.



Winning Image - Audience Choice

SYDNEY HERNDON worked withthe ecotourism company Bridge the Gap Villages in Northern Fiji.