Exhibitions and Awards

Awards

2012 InterAction Humanitarian Photography Award – 1st Place

2012 Photography Open Salon Arles – Honorable Mention/Screening Installation

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’s Incredible Journey Contest 2006 – 2nd Place

Exhibitions

October 2012 Being There: the Congo, DogPatch Studios, San Francisco, CA

July 2012 Together for Girls, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC

November 2007 Images of Hope from Darfur, Frisson Restaurant, San Francisco, CA

October 2009 Survivors – Women in the DRC, The Setai, New York, NY

September 2009 Survivors – Women in the DRC, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA

December 2007 REFUGEE: Images of Hope From Darfur, Frisson Restaurant, San Francisco, CA

June 2007 Iraq – Beyond the War, Frisson Restaurant, San Francisco, CA

September 2006 REFUGEE: Images of Hope from Darfur, Left Space Studios, San Francisco, CA

October 2006 REFUGEE: Images of Hope from Darfur, Farmani Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

Other News

August 2011 Alissa featured in “O” Magazine, iPad app and Oprah.com

June 2011 Alissa featured on PopPhoto.com

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