Danielle Villasana


In 2013, Danielle graduated from the University of Texas as a double major in Photojournalism and Spanish.

Danielle's long-term project on transgender women won the 2015 Magnum Foundation's Inge Morath Award. She’s an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop, a past attendant of the New York Times Portfolio Review, and was selected for the 2015-2016 Emerging Talent Roster at Getty Images Reportage.

Her work has been included in solo and group exhibits and has been published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, National Geographic, PRI's The World, PBS News, ABC News, News Deeply, and Al Jazeera among others.

Danielle strongly believes in giving back through photography, education, and community engagement. In 2014, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Peru, she founded Fotos por el Cambio, a photography workshop that aims to empower communities and emerging photographers. In Spring 2016, she taught photography and multimedia at the American University of Nigeria as a traveling lecturer. That same year, she joined The Everyday Project's Community Team where she writes frequently for Re-Picture and manages curations for Everyday Everywhere. S

She recently helped build The Native and Everyday Projects mentorship program, which aims to nourish emerging photographers from underrepresented regions worldwide.

Danielle Villasana