Lindsey Léger is an independent photojournalist, based between Izmir, Turkey and Amman, Jordan. For the past two years she has worked as a picture editor for AARP Media in Washington, DC. Previously she worked as a photographer and writer for magazines and NGOs in Amman, Jordan. Lindsey holds a BFA in photojournalism from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has also served as secretary for the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW), a nonprofit that educates the public about the work of female photojournalists. A wayward Cajun from Louisiana, Lindsey continues to be influenced by each place she's called home.
Lindsey is a native English speaker and can get by in French, Levantine Arabic and Turkish. She has received hostile environment emergency first aid training from Global Journalist Security.