Sumy is a freelance journalist and photographer originally currently based in Kampala, Uganda covering the East Africa region. She is fluent in spoken and written English, Spanish and French. Her work is primarily focused on international current affairs, human rights, gender issues, conflicts and social issues. She has lived and/or worked in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Chile, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

She is a regular contributor to Agence France Presse (AFP). She also is a certified Canon trainer and leads photography workshops across the region.

Published in
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
BBC World Service
The Washington Post
The Week
Le Monde
France 24
Liberation
Foreign Policy
CNN
The Economist
Public Radio International (PRI)
The Guardian
The Huffington Post
The Times
The Telegraph
TV 5 Monde
Newsweek
TIME
News Deeply
Flint Magazine
National Geographic
Getty Images
Feature Shoot
Radio France International (RFI)
New Vision UG
VICE
Noisey
LIGHT Journal
Flofferz Magazine
The Santiago Times
Deutsche Presse Agency
Iron Fist Magazine
The Daily Mail
The Sun
The Mirror

Commercial clients
Agence France Presse (AFP)
All Across Africa
ACTED International
Aletheia Foundation
Art of a Child - MATATART
Bless a Child Foundation
BBC
Caritas Belgium
Diakonia
Danish Church Aid
European Union Commission
Finnish Church Aid
Human Network International
IKEA Sweden
International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC)
Makmende Media
Musana Community Development
Mustard Seed Foundation
Kongoloko Fashion
One.org
Plan International (DK)
Raising Teens
Rutgers Foundation
School for Life Foundation
The Big Kafunda
Tugende
Warchild Canada

Acknowledgements
-Finalist at International Women Photography Awards 2017
-New York Times Portfolio Review attendee 2019
-Joop Stewart Masterclass nominee 2019

Affiliations
- Women Photograph
- International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) Great Lakes Reporting Fellow
- Member of Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda (FCAU)
- Member of Frontline Freelance Register (FFR)
- Canon Central and North Africa Certified Trainer
- Mentor in the Mentorship Program for Uganda Press Photo Award 2018, 2019, 2020

Training
-HEFAT Certified 2018
-BA Hons Journalism degree at University of Westminster 2010.
Please drop me a line with any queries to sumysadurni@gmail.com or through this form: 

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