As a contributing photographer to National Geographic, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries during her illustrious career. She has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects for the National Geographic Society, including stories on Lawrence of Arabia, Baja California, Galilee, Petra, Sydney, New Zealand, and Jerusalem. Her award-winning photos have also appeared in LIFE, Smithsonian, Fortune, Stern, and many other publications.
In addition to her magazine work, Annie is social activist, photographing for aid organizations around the world. She is the Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document programs that are empowering women and girls in the developing world, especially as they deal with the devastating effects of climate change.
With author Barbara Kingsolver, Annie produced Last Stand: America's Virgin Lands, a book celebrating the last pristine wilderness in North America. Proceeds from the book raised more than a quarter of a million dollars for grassroots land conservation.
Annie is a Fellow with The International League of Conservation Photographers and has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, the Associated Press, the National Organization of Women, The University of Minnesota and the White House News Photographers Association.