Jonathan Kalan is an award-winning photographer and journalist specializing in social innovation, technology, entrepreneurship and business in emerging markets. He has traveled to over 50 countries, lived and worked in South Asia and Africa, and collaborated with social enterprises, technology start ups and media companies.
Jonathan has photographed for The New York Times, The Guardian (UK), BBC, Financial Times, The Huffington Post, Associated Press, Makeshift Magazine, and International Federation of the Red Cross, among others.
He has written for BBC, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera (English) The Boston Globe, Global Post, Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor, GOOD, Wamda, The Toronto Star and more.
Jonathan is currently a columnist for BBC's Future section, Nairobi's Sandbox Co-Ambassador, a contributing writer for Wamda, and a Staff Writer for NextBillion.net. He has presented at conferences across the U.S. from Yale University to NTen, and taught a seminar on strategic visual communications for social entrepreneurship for Columbia University in Amman, Jordan.
Jonathan is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya. He can be reached at email@example.com.