Geela Garcia

2023 Global

Geela Garcia (Philippines) is a Filipino freelance photographer and multimedia journalist based in Manila. Her photographic work, which documents stories of women, food sovereignty and the environment, aims to write history from the experience of its makers. Her writing and photography appear on the Thomson Reuters Foundation, South China Morning Post, CNN Philippines Life and Philstar among others. In 2023, their cross-border reporting team received the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Award for Journalism Excellence for their work “Hands on Deck,” an investigation on modern slavery in Irish fishing vessels.