Brazil born Sebastiao Salgado is arguably the most important documentary photographer working today. His images are photographs through the lens of a humanist: the universal subject of his work is a human dignity and perseverance.
"Magnum is a community of thought, a shared human quality, a curiosity about what is going on in the world, a respect for what is going on and a desire to transcribe it visually." according to co-founder Henri Cartier-Bresson.
Jan Sibik is perhaps Czech Republic's best known photo-journalist. In two decades he has undertaken over 200 assignments around the world, covering everything from the genocide in Rwanda to the devastation wreaked on Sri Lanka by the 2005 tsunami.
Mobile School is an innovative not for profit organisation developing educational material for outreach activities with street children. Mobile School is not a solution to the problems of street children, but tries to help other organisations work more efficiently at achieving their goals
The Schwab Foundation
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides unparalleled platforms at the national, regional and global levels for leading social innovators that highlight social entrepreneurship as a key element to address social and ecological problems in an innovative, sustainable and effective way.
Ali Mashaima both promotes the best of the Middle East through the publication of travel books as well to bridge the “knowledge gap” between the Middle East and countries beyond. If more people would have the worldview of Ali we could overcome more easily cross cultural differences.