California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
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About Sumaya Agha
Sumaya Agha is a freelance photographer based in Portland, OR who has spent over four years documenting the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan and Eastern Europe. She is of Syrian descent with many aunts, uncles and cousins still living in Damascus. Sumaya holds a BS in Applied Art and Design with a concentration in Photography from Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, and an MPA from Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Her work has appeared in Huffington Post, BBC Focus on Africa, Forbes Africa, and NPR.org, and she was a still photographer for the Academy Award winning film "The Fog of War." She has lived in Syria, Liberia, and Jordan.