Fati Abubakar is a documentary photographer, photojournalist and public health worker in Nigeria. She documents cultures, conflicts, urban poverty, rural development, and humanitarian issues with a special interest in creating counter-narratives for underrepresented communities. Her current work is a personal project showcasing her hometown of Borno State at the time of Boko Haram entitled Bits of Borno. It has gained critical acclaim and was published in the New York Times, BBC, Reuters, CNN, Voice of America, Newsweek Europe, Africa is a country blog, as well as Nigerian newspapers. She has been commissioned to work with UNICEF, International Alert, Action Aid, and other organizations. (Photo shot in Maiduguri, Nigeria 2016. Photo sponsors: Lisa Y. Henderson and Loma Subramanien.)


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