Jessica Catto Dialogue | Ami Vitale

National Geographic magazine photographer Ami Vitale has traveled to more than 90 countries, bearing witness not only to violence and conflict, but also to surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. Throughout the years, Ami has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit— keeping true to her belief in the importance of “living the story.” 

In this free lecture, entitled "Rhinos, Rickshaws, and Revolutions: A Conflict Photographer's Journey," Ami will discuss her focus on today’s most compelling wildlife and environmental stories. Her photographs have been commissioned by nearly every international publication and exhibited around the world in museums and galleries. Recently, she joined Ripple Effect Images, an organization of renowned female scientists, writers, photographers and filmmakers  working together to create powerful and persuasive stories that shed light on the hardships women in developing countries face and the programs that can help them. She is also on the Photojournalism Advisory Council for the Alexia Foundation. Currently based in Montana, Ami Vitale is a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine and frequently gives workshops throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Please walk, bike, bus, or carpool to the Hotel Jerome as parking is very limited.

ACES’ Jessica Catto Dialogues honor the environmental legacy of Jessica Hobby Catto through a speaker series featuring visionary thinkers and doers from all realms of environmental concerns. The series is supported by the Catto and Shaw families in Jessica’s memory.


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We're expecting a large turnout for this event please arrive early as entrance is limited and first come first serve.
8/09/2017

6PM
Hotel Jerome Ballroom