2012 InterAction Humanitarian Photography Award - 1st Place

2012 Photography Open Salon Arles - Honorable Mention

2010 Gordon Parks Photography Awards - 3rd Place

2009 Gordon Parks Photography Awards - Honorable Mention

2008 International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention Portraiture

2006 International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention Portraiture

2006 Outdoor Photographer 2006 - 2nd Place

DogPatch Studios, SF, CA October 2012

DogPatch Studios, SF, CA October 2012


Oct 12 - Being There: the Congo, DogPatch Studios, SF, CA

July 12 - Together for Girls, Ntl Museum of Women, Washington DC

Oct 09 - Survivors - Women in the DRC, The Setai, New York, NY

Sept 09 - Survivors - Women in the DRC, Project One Gallery, SF, CA

Dec 07 -  REFUGEE: Images of Hope From Darfur, Frisson, SF, CA

June 07-  Iraq - Beyond the War, Frisson, SF, CA

Sept 06 - REFUGEE: Images of Hope from Darfur, Left Space Studios, SF, CA

Oct 06 - REFUGEE: Images of Hope from Darfur, Farmani Gallery, LA, CA

Oprah mag clip

Other News

August 2011 Alissa featured in "O" Magazine, iPad app and

June 2011 Alissa featured on

October 2009 Care Through Action raises $25,000 for survivors of sexual violence in the Congo

October 2008 Alissa is featured on network television, the CW “In Harm’s Way – the War Photographers”

December 2007 Care Through Action’s first fundraiser raises over $25,000 for Darfur

June 2007 Care Through Action founded

March 2005 Alissa featured on CNN’s “Inside Africa” and BBC’s “Africa Today” reporting on a coup attempt from Equatorial Guinea

October 2003 Alissa’s work was featured on NBC Dateline News in a segment on the death of Uday and Qusay Hussein