Supporting Freedom of Expression in Myanmar through Visual Storytelling

Above, a group of photographers head onto the lake before sunrise to catch the morning light. The Open Hands Initiative is proud to announce that it has recently sponsored six young Myanmar photographers and photojournalists to take part in “Burma in Transition,” a week-long photography workshop led by Gary Knight and Philip Blenkinsop in Myanmar … Continue reading Supporting Freedom of Expression in Myanmar through Visual Storytelling

Bridging Two Worlds: Kim Badawi’s career since the “Covering a Revolution” Reporting Fellowship

The following entry is a guest post by Kim Badawi, a top, young journalist who participated in the “Covering a Revolution” journalism fellowship. This post is part of the “Where Are They Now?” series. Here is what he had to say about his experience in Cairo as a Reporting Fellow. What is a memorable moment from … Continue reading Bridging Two Worlds: Kim Badawi’s career since the “Covering a Revolution” Reporting Fellowship

Open Hands Founder Jay Snyder Addresses the ‘Covering a Revolution’ Fellowship

The following portion of the transcript of remarks by the Chairman and Founder Jay Snyder were originally published on GlobalPost. CAIRO — Thank you, Charlie. On behalf of the Open Hands Initiative I’d like to welcome and thank you for joining us this evening. I am deeply humbled to be here in Cairo with such … Continue reading Open Hands Founder Jay Snyder Addresses the ‘Covering a Revolution’ Fellowship