Award-winning photojournalist Jane Feldman left the Fashion and Advertising industries as her dedication to human rights led her to international projects with Amnesty International and to commissioned portraits of Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and the Dalai Lama. As co-author/photographer of Jefferson’s Children: The Story of One American Family (Random House) along with coauthor & Jefferson-Hemings descendant, Shannon Lanier – the two embark on National Speaking tours using their work as a catalyst for discussion on Race & Interconnection.
Feldman’s work has appeared in The New York Times, the Boston Globe, TIME, PBS’s Frontline, CBS Sunday Morning, the History Channel, & YES Magazine. Jane’s work focuses on confronting racism, exploring our interconnectedness, as well as youth empowerment working with the Citykids Foundation, & IMPACT in Harlem. Feldman spent years working with Riverside Church’s ministry of Peace & Social Justice – most recently working with Angela Davis, Cornel West, and Michelle Alexander. Jane has also been working as photographer, along side the Documentary Film Crew working on “The Shift” (theshiftmovie.com) featuring Archbishop Tutu, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, and many more.