Gemina Garland-Lewis

Gemina Garland-Lewis

Gemina Garland-Lewis

Writer, Photographer

Gemina Garland-Lewis is a photographer, EcoHealth researcher and National Geographic Explorer with experience in 29 countries across six continents. She is a past recipient of the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and has worked as a trip leader and photographer teacher for National Geographic Student Expeditions since 2010, leading in Australia, New Zealand, Italy and Tanzania. Gemina completed her masters degree in Conservation Medicine at Tufts University in 2013, with a focus on the agriculture/disease interface in sub-Saharan Africa. Since finishing her MS, Gemina has worked at the Center for One Health Research at the University of Washington, where she focuses on health and disease issues at the human-animal-environment interface. She is passionate about integrating the worlds of visual storytelling and research to develop new ways of communicating social and environmental issues to broader audiences, and build unique platforms for education and outreach. She is an avid outdoor adventurer and environmental stewardship advocate. You will likely find her out on the trail, chasing the light with camera in tow and a silly grin on her face.