Please reserve the lunch hour on Monday, Feb. 26 for a Journalism Department Event presentation by Hong Kong-based documentary photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani. Born in the Philippines in 1987, Xyza worked for 10 years in Hong Kong as a domestic helper. Our friend Rick Rocamora has been mentoring Xyza since before she decided to turn pro.
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Xyza’s essay on overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong appeared in the New York Times Lens Blog in 2014
In 2015 she received the prestigious Magnum Human Rights Fellowship
…and was named one of the BBC’s “100 Women of 2015”
In 2015 she was named to Forbes Asia’s “30 Under 30”
CNN interviewed Xyza while she was at Magnum in 2015