Monica Jorge, born in Hartford, CT, is a photographer currently based in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Findlay in 2015, she continued her studies at Trinity College in Hartford where she explored her interest in human rights. Her work in photojournalism has focused on news, politics, and social issues including the 2016 presidential election cycle. Since then, she has explored different demographics of American citizens and their respective stories including Trump supporters in Ohio’s coal country to members of the “Resistance” in New York 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 on CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, VICE, TIME, and others. Recently she was awarded the Alexia Foundation student grant for her current longterm work. she is currently enrolled in the documentary and photojournalism program at the International Center of Photography in New York.