Ellen Jacob is a photographer, artist and educator whose work focuses on social justice. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including the FIF International Festival of Photography in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and the 5th Biennial in Barcelona, Spain and is widely covered in the media. She is a recipient of a Ford Foundation Grant, and has performed work under grants from the Knight, Kresge and Google Foundations. She is a Josephine Herrick teaching photographer, a member of Soho Photo Gallery in New York City. She holds a BFA with honors from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.