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).
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