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Geela Garcia

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Geela Garcia (b. 1998) is a Filipino freelance multimedia journalist based in Manila, Philippines. Her photographic work, which documents stories of women, food sovereignty, and the environment, aims to write history from the experience of its makers.

Her writing and photography appear on the Thomson Reuters Foundation, South China Morning Post, and Philstar among others. She is a Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia fellow and is currently a student in the Diploma in Visual Journalism program at the Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University.

Garcia earned an honorable mention for an undergraduate degree in Communication Arts and a minor in Development Management at the Ateneo de Manila University in 2019, where she also served as the Art and Photo Editor of Matanglawin Ateneo, the university's official Filipino publication.

She is available for assignments globally.

selected grants / fellowships / exhibitions

18th Angkor Photo Workshops Participant

Girl Rising Future Rising Fellow
One World Media Fellow
Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia Fellow
Journalism Fund Grantee
Emerging Islands “Plastic Passages”
Climate Tracker Fellow
Oxfam Philippines Pandemic Inequality Grantee

Earth Journalism Network Fellow
Friedrich Naumann Foundation Program Fellow

UN Women Media Bootcamp Delegate