Yanina Manolova : About


Yanina Manolova is a visual journalist. A native of Bulgaria, she received her BFA in education and minor in speech pathology at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". In 2000 she moved to the United States and in 2010 she earned MA in photography at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication.

She has worked on different projects in Africa, Latin America, Europe and USA.

Her work has been featured in the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and many others.

Her photos appeared at numerous exhibits and she has won several international awards and various nominations including in the NPPA: Best of Photojournalism, Alexia Foundation for World Peace, Northern Short Course in Photojournalism, Southern Short Course in News Photography, NPPA: Women In Photojournalism and many others.

Since 2008 Yanina has been documenting the issues of recovery from substance abuse and domestic violence among Appalachian women and the consequences on their children.

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