Jacqueline (Jackie) Sofia is a documentary photographer and radio producer. Her work focuses primarily on women's issues and refugee communities between the US and the Middle East.
She has produced content for outlets including Monocle24, News Deeply, NPR's Weekend Edition and WHYY's The Pulse. She has also reported for the Bucks County Herald in Bucks County PA, and the MENA news platform, Wamda. She is a regular producer/contributor for the Middle East radio documentary podcast, Kerning Cultures.
Jackie is an alum of the Missouri Photojournalism Workshop.68 , and the recipient of the 2017 Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition Patron's Award for her documentary photography of the Philadelphia International Airport following the Trump administration's Muslim Ban. She is also the co-founder of a social enterprise based in Jerash Refugee Camp in Jordan, and the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship (2011-12) for her research on the ex-Gazan refugee community in Jordan.
Contact her directly at: sofia(dot)jacqueline(at)gmail(dot)com
(Image courtesy of Nolan Ryan Trowe)
"...Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget." (Arundhati Roy)