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Valerie Leonard is an award-winning documentary photographer focused on human and environmental issues. Her mission to capture the dignity of people that live and work in difficult conditions has taken her to places like the open coal-pits in North East India, the Sulphur Mines in Indonesia and the towering landfill sites nestled within the Himalayas.
Valerie's work has been featured in a host of globally-known publications like National Geographic, The Guardian and Huffington Post and also been the winner of countless awards. If you’d like to see some of her work, here are a few links to some of the projects we spoke about in this interview: