"If There Is Sunshine, There Will Be Water" nominated a Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2011 Finalist
"A Day at Cocoki" wins Africa Regional Prize in the World Bank CGAP Microfinance Photography Competition 2011.
"Potential Over Poverty; Creating New Narratives For Development" Presentation. Yale University, Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012.
"Promoting Meaningful Metrics for Sustainable Development" Co-Instructor, 5-day course for Columbia University Middle East Research Center, Amman, Jordan. 2012
Published Articles & Photo Credits
NPR; Ratting Out TB: Scientists Train Rodents To Diagnose Disease (Article & Photos)
BBC; Mobile phones answer the call of nature (Article)
UN Africa Renewal Magazine; May, 2013 (Cover Story) African youth hungry for connectivity (Article & Photos)
BBC; Tech fixes for Africa's big agriculture challenge (Article)
Makeshift Magazine; Celebration Issue, Spring 2013; "Occupied Brew" (Article and Photos)
BBC; Bringing mod cons to the slums (Article)
BBC; Young inventor's flash idea to scare off lions (Article + Photos)
Think Africa Press; What will Uhuru's Election Mean for Kenya's Asians? (Article + Photos)
Wamda; Kenya's Elections #TechFail: What Went Wrong and How Citizen Reporting Won the Day (Article + Photos)
Wamda; Inside East Africa's Tech Hubs Part II; Culture (Article + Photos)
The Atlantic; Striking Scenes of Anticipation and Hope on Kenya's Election Day (Article + Photos)
The New York Times; Neighbors Kill Neighbors in Kenya as Election Tensions Stir Age-Old Grievances (Photos)
BBC; Rats; Scratch and sniff landmine detection (Article + Photos)
Wamda; Inside 7 of East Africa’s Hottest Tech Hubs (Article + Photos)
BBC; eLimu: 'T' is for tablet computer (Article)
Al Jazeera; Technology holds key to fair Kenya elections (Article + Photos)
Wamda; 5 Innovative Ways to Crowdsource Better Governance (Article)
BBC; Solar Ship aims to soar (Article)
Wamda; Jordan vs. Kenya: What Sets the Two Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Apart (Article)
BBC; Honey changes everything (Article)
The Atlantic; The Letterpress of Mogadishu (Article + Photos)
The World Weekly (49/52); Building The Palestinian Brand- Taybeh Brewing Company (Article + Photos)
The World Weekly (48/52); The Letterpress of Mogadishu (Article + Photos)
Wamda; Why Jordan Looks More Like Kenya than Silicon Valley (Article)
BBC; Empowering Kenya's new generation (Photos)
BBC; Mobile phones call out for fresh water (Article + Photos)
NPR.org; Radio Tanzania: A Disappearing History On Tape (Photos)
BBC; Connecting Mogadishu; Somalia's ambitions online could bring Mogadishu to the world (Article + Photos)
BBC; Inside East Africa’s Technology Hubs (Article + Photos)
Impact IQ; Letter from Nairobi: Vanity Capital and Vanity Companies (Article)
How We Made it in Africa; Will Tanzania’s two new innovation hubs boost the country’s tech scene? (Article)
Huffington Post; A Photo Journey Through Malawi: Stumbling Toward The Millennium Development Goals (Article + Photos)
BBC; Kenya Tana Delta massacres raise election violence fear (Photos)
NPR.org; Rwandan Coffee Farmers Turn Premium Beans Into Harvest Gold (Photos)
The Sunday Times; Technology’s big beasts hit the trail to Silicon Savanna (Photos)
NextBillion; The Art of 'Nice,' Putting the 'Care' in African Healthcare (Article + Photos)
BBC; From Kenya to Madagascar: The African Tech-Hub Boom (Photos)
Think Africa Press: Conserving Kenya's Pride (Article + Photos)
Christian Science Monitor; With Conference in Mogadishu, TedX is Officially Everywhere (Article + Photos)
The Toronto Star; Lions Invade Wealthy Nairobi Suburb (Article + Photos)
The Huffington Post; Why The 'Hipster' Generation--Y Africa Movement Must Evolve (Article)
The Boston Globe (Sunday Travel); In a Pristine Rainforest, The Rare Okapi (Article + Photos)
Global Post; Saving Tanzania's Musical Heritage (Article + Photos)
Global Post; Zanzibar Music Festival Rocks Sleepy Island (Article + Photos)
The Huffington Post; Africa Not Fit for Print; The 'Light' Side of the 'Dark' Continent (Article)
Matador Network: In Search of Tanzania's Miracle Cure (Article + Photos)
Think Africa Press: Kenya's Upcoming Elections Suggests Troubling Times for the Economy (Article)
How We Made it In Africa: Pyrethrum: a white flower with significant business potential for Rwanda (Article)
Matador Network: Journey to an exploding volcano (Article+ Photos)
In The Fray Magazine: Capitalism ReBorn; An East African Story
Destination Magazine EA: "The Disappearing Act; Kenya's Vanishing Wildlife" Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012
Global Post: "The Gray Area of Gay Refugees" (Article)
GOOD.is: "The Silicon Valley of Shit: Nairobi Is Ground Zero for Sanitation Innovation" (Article + Photos)
The Boston Globe: "In Tanzania, Following the road to 'a cure'" (Photos)
The Financial Times: "Where kids play with spears- and kitesurf" (Photos)
The Guardian (UK): "A New Spirit of Community" (Photos)
"The Cause-Minded Capitalists; How for-profit ventures are transforming the way we view poverty, and how we can solve it" Fall, 2011 Editions (Print); Westport Country Capitalist, Greenwich Country Capitalist, New Canaan Country Capitalist, Hamptons Country Capitalist, Weston Magazine, Westport Magazine, Upper East Side Magazine. (Article + Photos)
How We Made It In Africa: "A private sector approach to preserving Kenya's wildlife" (Article)
Makeshift Magazine; Re-Culture Issue, Fall 2011: "Observed" Section,
The Huffington Post: "Potential, Poverty, Politics & Parties: Why Kenya Attracts America's Best & Brightest Young Social Entrepreneurs" (Article)
How We Made It In Africa; "Agriculture should be a knowledge-based entrepreneurial activity" (Article)
The Christian Science Monitor: "'Mama Poo' brings simple sanitation to a Kenyan slum" (Article + Photos)
The Huffington Post: "Wasted Food in a Famine; The Real Tragedy" (Article)
Global Post: "African agriculture boosted by water pump" (Article + Photos)
How We Made It In Africa: "Eco-tourism gives ex-poachers a new chance"
How We Made It In Africa: "Improving the quality of Rwanda's milk, while turning a profit"
The Huffington Post: "Empowerment Trade in Rwanda"
Stanford Social Innovation Review (Blog): "From The Field; Impact First"
The New York Times (On The Ground Blog, NYT.com): "A Low-Impact Stove for Rwanda"
The Christian Science Monitor: "Barefoot Power brings solar lighting to off-the-grid areas in East Africa"
NextBillion.net: "The BoP In Pictures: One Entrepreneur's Story"
NextBillion.net: "The BoP In Pictures: One Beekeeper, Many Hives In Kenya"
The New York Times (On The Ground Blog, NYT.com): "Where The Grid Will Not Go"
The Star (Kenya): "At The Coast, Money Grows On Trees" The Star Newspaper, Thursday March 17th, 2011
The Star (Kenya): "If There Is Sunshine, There Will Be Water" The Star Weekend Edition, Saturday, March 5th, 2011
PhotoPhilanthropy: "Documenting Potential Over Poverty"
Beyond Profit E-Magazine: "Door-To-Door Healthcare"
Acumen Fund: "Unexpected Uses of an Ikotoilet"
NextBillion.net: "The (BoP) Project: Finding Sustainable Water Solutions"
TriplePundit: "The (BoP) Project Photo Essay: KOMAZA"
PhotoPhilanthropy: "Powering Africa: A Night in Musubiro, Uganda"
Past/Other Photography Credits;
LA Weekly Style Council Blog
LA Weekly Last Night Blog
LA Weekly Off The Record Blog
LA Times Arts Blog
LA Times Music Blog
Los Angeles Mag.com
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy Blog
Broadwayworld.com Los Angeles
HitFix.com Music Blog
Raise The Village (www.raisethevillage.com)
KCRW Music Photographer
KCRW Music Blog
KCRW Monthly Mailer
UCSB Daily Nexus
Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies
Human Rights Watch Int’l Film Festival, Santa Barbara
Nepali Times, Issue #392 March 21-27
Landmarcs Magazine: Geo Business News, Germany.