American photographer Lynsey Addario regularly works for The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine. In 2000, Addario first traveled to Afghanistan to document life and oppression of women living under the Taliban, and made three separate trips to the country under Taliban rule before September 11, 2001.
In the past 15 years, Addario has covered every major conflict and humanitarian crises of her generation, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Darfur, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, South Sudan, and Congo. She was part of The York Times team that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for work, "Talibanistan," published in the New York Times Magazine.
In 2015, American Photo Magazine named Addario one of the five most influential photographers of the past 25 years. She recently released a New York Times Best selling memoir, "It's What I Do," which chronicles her personal and professional life as a photojournalist coming of age in the post-9/11 world.
A pregnant Addario photographing in Gaza.