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Reporting for the Pulitzer Center – Praveena Somasundaram

Ramya, who married her uncle at age 14, in her home in Athimoor. Image by Praveena Somasundaram. India, 2017. Pulitzer Center.

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

August 9, 2017

Praveena Somasundaram is a rising senior in The Early College at Guilford program. She is the features editor of The Guilfordian, Guilford College’s award-winning student newspaper. Praveena has always been interested in gender inequity and intends for her project to bring more awareness to...

Photojournalist, Amy Toensing, to visit campus and share experiences

Nabadwip, West Bengal, India - April 5, 2016: Bhakti Dashi, 75 years old from Bangladesh, says she has been living in Nabadwip Bhajanashram ashram since
Bangladesh Independence around 25 years ago. Bhakti lives in the back area of the ashram, behind the temple with a few other widows. During they day other
widows come to the ashram to pray and chant in exchange for food. // Photo courtesy of Amy Toensing

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Imagine one day you had most of the necessities you needed and the next day everything is gone. When their husbands die, women in Nepal, India and Bangladesh lose their homes and families. Photojournalist Amy Toensing documented these women’s stories in her most recent project, “A World of Widows,”...