International and Environmental Influencer: Maggie Andresen

Amplifying the marginalized

At age 24, photojournalist Maggie Andresen, KLN ’17, already commands impressive credentials, published by both CNN and ABC World News, while also serving as a Princeton in Africa Fellow and winning an international award from the Thomson Reuters Foundation.


Photo by Courtesy of Maggie Andresen

I’m lucky that I get to step out of my circumstances and enter, if only briefly, the lives of other people.”

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But the common thread in Andresen’s work is documenting the lives and realities of those who have been marginalized, whether that be individuals born with albinism in Rwanda, child refugees in the Middle East, or transgender people working to beat drug addiction in West Philadelphia.

—By Kyle Bagenstone, KLN ’11

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