Gael Almeida


Gael Almeida is the executive director for Latin America at the National Geographic Society. 

Her work includes seeking new projects, supporting Latin Americans who receive funding, and triggering collaborations among the network of Explorers and partners to create long-term changes in the region. Gael also works with different local and international partners and storytelling grantees to create spaces for reflection and discussion on how we tell our stories and generate synergies among visual artists and local communities in the region. 

She has over 20 years of experience coordinating initiatives for collective impact and science communication. 

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest jury member

Gael Almeida on Social Media:
Instagram: @galuchis
Twitter: @YosisoyGael

Gael Almeida

Portrait credit: Daniela Manzur