Leslie is a photographer and reporter based in Peru. Her work explores topics from an ethnographic and a documentary perspective. She focuses on stories related to social justice, environment and identity. 
She is a graduated communicator with a specialty in journalism at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), where nowadays she studies a Master in Visual Anthropology. She is also a member of Authority Collective and The Peruvian Association of Photojournalist (AFPP).
Publications: 
El País (Spain), Internazionale (Italy), Natur (Germany), Diálogo Chino (Latam), Diario El Comercio (Peru), Ojo Público (Peru), Salud con lupa (Peru), IDL-Reporteros (Peru), Mongabay Latam, among others.
Grants, awards & workshops: 
2022 - Collective exhibition Umweltfotofestival / Environmental Photo Festival Horizonte Zingst (May 20-29).
2021 - Selected participant for the VII Academy Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Seminar
2021 - Selected participant for the Environmental Photography Lab Mentorship Program, presented by Native Agency, Grün Berlin, Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin (New School for Photography) and Kigali Photo Center.
2020 - Collective exhibition Generación Bicentenario en marcha for The LUM, the Peruvian memory museum (December - March, 21)
2020 - Winner of the contest Mujeres Peruanas en tiempos de pandemia, organized by the UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (Peru)
2019 - Recipient of the Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America-Konrad Adenauer Reportage Grant
2019 - Selected participant for the workshop El arte, una herramienta más para la causa with Ruth Montiel (Spain), Cultural Center of Spain in Peru
2019 - How to succeed in today's photography, workshop with Natan Dvir, photographer and ICP educator
2018 - Documentary photography workshop, Foto Perú Documental
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