About the Instructors

Zalika Azim

is a recent transfer student from the San Francisco Art Institute; She is a dedicated artist and Brooklyn native. Taking her first photography class at the age of 17 under the wing of ICP’S Teen Academy, she realized the impact and power of art in human expression, exploration and storytelling. Leading to her goal of one day forming a cross-national non-profit organization that encourages (artistic) photographic integration as a therapeutic tool in creating social change amongst groups in areas facing conflict; she has worked for several organizations who actively fight against hate crimes directed at Women and LGBTI communities in Southern Africa and the Americas. She is currently studying at New York University where she is pursuing a BFA in Photography & Imaging and BA in Social and Cultural Analysis. http://zalikaaazim.zzl.org/vernacularsite/


Andrea Bejarano

is a visual artist with a focus in photography. After two years at the University of Miami, her passion for learning and desire to hone her craft inspired her departure from sunny Florida to pursue her dreams in NYC. She is currently finishing her senior year in the Photography and Imaging Department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She looks forward to creating a future for herself that blends her creative eye, love of photography and film, and enthusiasm for teaching and learning alike. www.andreabejarano.com



Isabel Ferro

is a journalist and graphic designer from Caracas, Venezuela. Her entrepreneurial spirit, deep interest in education, love for the arts and more than 10 years of experience with youth have brought her to NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Studies where she explores Experiential Learning and Human Development for Social Change. She has set her goals into the non-profit sector and dreams about the change many deserve.



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