Elie Gardner is a photojournalist, filmmaker, and graduate student in global development based in Mandal, Norway. Previously, she worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a freelance photojournalist and filmmaker in Istanbul, Turkey, and Lima, Peru. She is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, co-founder of Everyday Latin America, and member of The Everyday Projects Community Team. Elie was awarded Best Documentary Short Film at the Verona International Film Festival in 2019. Her work has been featured by Al Jazeera, PRI’s The World, Der Spiegel, and The New York Times, among others.