Monica Jorge is a photographer based in Hartford, CT.  After graduating with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Findlay in 2015, she went on to study visual journalism and documentary studies at The International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York.  Her work in photojournalism has focused on news, politics, and social issues beginning with the 2016 presidential election cycle. Since, she has explored different demographics in America and their respective stories while continuing to work on long form personal projects revolving around her family and the area she is from. She has been a contributor to Sipa, USA, and has published images in CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, VICE, TIME, and others. In 2017, she was awarded the Alexia Foundation student grant for her longterm work on senior caretakers.  Monica attended the 2017 session of the Eddie Adams Workshop and recently finished a 2017 photo internship at the Hartford Courant. Currently, she is freelancing in Connecticut and the Northeast for various clients including The New York Times.

Instagram: @_monicajorge 

Twitter: @_monicajorge

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