Women prepare meals at Dieta Vitas, the last state owned kitchen in Chisinau, Moldova. Since partnering with World Central Kitchen the kitchen has prepared 500 meals per day for refugees staying in shelters throughout Chisinau, Moldova.

Maranie Staab

United States


Maranie Staab is an independent photographer, videographer and journalist. Her work focuses on human rights and social justice issues, displacement, and the effects of conflict. Maranie strives for visual intimacy, to establish the trust necessary to get close to people and their experiences and to then share this with others. Given the option, Maranie prefers long-form documentary and often incorporates extensive text in her projects. A 2020 Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellowship recipient, Maranie is a proud alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop, winner of the 2019 Northern Short Course Student Photographer of the year, winner of the 2019 Best of Photojournalism Emerging Vision prize and the first recipient of the Ed Kashi Fellowship at Newhouse, Syracuse University.

You can follow her portfolio at www.maranierae.com

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