Yen Duong is a Vietnamese photojournalist currently based in Ho Chi Minh city. She travels intensively for her works and has documented stories from the trauma of Palestinian teens being kept under house arrest in East Jerusalem, trafficking of Vietnamese women to China, abuses and mistreatments of Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi, to the impact of rapid urbanization on marginalized communities in southern Vietnam and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She holds a Master of Arts in Intercultural studies at University of Vaasa, Finland.
Clients incl. Reuters, Bloomberg News, the Guardian, the New York Times, Courier Media, Al Jazeera, Blink, The New Humanitarian, UNICEF EAP, Care International, among others.
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2019 One World Media's New Voice Award, winner
2018 Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, runner-up
2018 Women Photograph mentorship class of 2018-2019
2018 South-South Media Lab program funded by BMZ, fellow/photojournalist in residence, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With a solo exhibition at Gobeze+Ice Addis.
2016 Visiting fellowship at the Migration Research Center at Koç University, Istanbul