Witnessing (In)equity Photo Contest


Thanks to all who voted for their favorite photo depicting examples and instance of healthy equity or health inequity.  The following six photos will be displayed on the 10th and 14th floor of the Allan Rosenfield Building during the 2017-2018 academic school year and featured on the Mailman School of Public Health website and the Office of Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion website.  A reception will be held in January 2018.   

Congratulations to Ethel Angeli T. Roxas.  Your photo received the most votes.  You will be awarded a $100 gift card to the Barnes & Noble in the Hammer Health Sciences Building.

Submission Title:  Life on Stilts (see above)
Photographer:  Ethel Angeli T. Roxas, MPH Candidate
Description:  A typical home for a family living along Baseco Bay, Manila, Philippines: a one-bedroom house made of scrap metal, wood, and tarpaulin sitting above the water.
Month and Year of Photo:  August 2017

Submission Title: Morning at the Goshala
Photographer:  Anna Hoover, MPH Candidate
Description: A migrant worker and her daughter pause after a morning of tending to the cows in Jakhan, India 
(taken with permission)
Month and Year of Photo:  February 2016
Submission Title:  American Made
Photographer:  Thomas Carpino, MPH Candidate 
Description:  The tale of two ‘American Made’ men: one a Hollywood hero, one a victim of systematic inequalities and oppression.                                     
Month and Year of Photo:   October 2017 
Submission Title:  Mother and Child
Photographer:  Hugh Siegel, Deputy Director, Communications and Content Strategy, ICAP at Columbia University 
Description:  A member of a Mothers 2 Mothers support group for women living with HIV poses with her child at Nicoadala Health Facility in Zambezia, Mozambique.
Month and Year Photo:  September 2017
Submission Title: A Mile in My Abarcas
Photographer:  Omar Jimenez, MHA candidate
Description:  A wonderfully playful 5-year-old local boy asked me my name while in Yungas, a tropical jungle north of La Paz, Bolivia. His jubilant spirit contrasted with his sad, deep eyes and his battered feet. These tiny feet were shielded only by abarcas, a handmade sandal assembled from old car tires. 
Month and Year of Photo:  December 2016
Submission Title:  Offload
Photographer:  Hugh Siegel, Deputy Director, Communications and Content Strategy, ICAP at Columbia University 
Description:  A community health worker reaches to catch a box of condoms as a team unloads a boat full of supplies for an HIV testing and counseling event on Musira Island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania.
Month and Year of Photo:  September 2017