Allison Joyce is a Boston born photojournalist based between Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh. At the age of 19 she left school at Pratt Institute and moved to Iowa to cover the 2008 Presidential Race where she worked as a campaign photographer for Hillary Clinton. The experience inspired her travels around the world covering human rights and gender issues.
Her work has appeared in publications worldwide, including The New York Times, National Geographic, Bloomberg, Mother Jones, Virginia Quarterly Review, TIME, Paris Match and Newsweek. Other clients have included Microsoft, Apple, American Express, COMO Hotels, VSO and Action Aid.
Her work has been honored with awards from POYI (Pictures of the Year International), South Asian Journalists Association, and the NYPPA (New York Press Photographers Association).
She attended the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2008 and has received hostile environment, emergency medical, and self defense training with Colombia University, Pioneer Consulting Group, and RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues).