Sara Lewkowicz is a native New Yorker pursuing a master’s degree in visual communication from Ohio University in Athens. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work has been published in Time Magazine, Stern, L’Espresso, Das Magazin (Switzerland), Opzij (The Netherlands), Claudia (Brazil), Days Japan, Internatzionale, Politiken (Denmark), the Baltimore Sun, and numerous other magazines and newspapers. She has won several grants and awards, including the 2013 Alexia Student Grant, first place in contemporary issues in World Press Photo and the 2013 Ville de Perpignan Remi Ochlik Award, and she has been named the 2013 College Photographer of the Year by CPOY. Other awards and honors have included being recognized by the Sony World Photography Organization, POYi, Days Japan, the World Report Award by Festival for Ethical Photography in Italy, and numerous others.