Hailey Sadler is a documentary photographer and conflict & migration specialist based out of Washington, D.C.
She is drawn to narratives around intergenerational trauma, historical memory, and defining home, particularly in the aftermath of conflict and forced displacement. She is a founder of The Home Collective, a long term documentary project that explores the concept of home and its definitive role in shaping our future.
Her work has been supported by grants from the National Geographic Society, Getty Images, Adobe, and Solutions Journalism Network and published in The Washington Post, Associated Press, PBS Newshour, BuzzFeed News, OZY, and more. Her images have been exhibited in Washington, D.C., Barcelona, Baghdad, Berlin, and Amsterdam.
Hailey's work is rooted in years of prior policy experience as senior staff for legislators serving on the House Armed Services and Intelligence Committees. Currently, she is pursuing a Masters of International Public Policy concentrating on Conflict Management from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
She is certified in emergency first aid and hostile environment awareness training (HEAT+) and is available for assignments worldwide.
Frontline Freelance Register; Women's Foreign Policy Group; National Press Photographers Association; Women Photojournalists of Washington
Opportunities & Awards
2021 Eddie Adam's Workshop XXXIV
2021 Missouri Photo Workshop, Nikon Scholarship
2021 Getty Images Editorial Grant
2021 National Geographic Society Covid-19 Grant
2021 Solutions Journalism Grant
2020 National Geographic Society Covid-19 Grant
2020 Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
2020 Women Photojournalists of Washington Mentee
2019 VII Masterclass, Barcelona
2019 Featured Speaker, Georgetown University and Rotary International's Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference, Washington DC