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Sunset Safari in Tampa, FL

I’m heading to Florida next Thursday, Nov. 3 and would love to see you there! I’ll be speaking at ZooTampa’s Sunset Safari to benefit their conservation and education programs. The event will be held from 5.30-8 p.m at the Lone Palm Golf Club in Lakeland, Florida.

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National Geographic Live in Seattle, WA

Photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey—from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her work has taken her to more than 100 countries. She’s lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in Pittsburgh, PA

Photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey—from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her work has taken her to more than 100 countries. She’s lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in Calgary, Canada

In “Wild Hope,” photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey through the images she captures—from the heartbreaking realities of war to the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her work has taken her to more than 100 countries. She’s lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in Cleveland, OH

In “Wild Hope,” photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey— from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her award winning work illuminates the unsung heroes and communities working to protect our wildlife and find harmony in our natural world. Hear her [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in Tampa, FL

In “Wild Hope,” photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey— from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her award winning work illuminates the unsung heroes and communities working to protect our wildlife and find harmony in our natural world. Hear her [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in Tuscon, AZ

In “Wild Hope,” photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey – from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her award-winning work illuminates the unsung heroes and communities working to protect our wildlife and find harmony in our natural world. Hear her [ … ]

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Vital Impacts: Our Interconnected World at the Festival della Fotografia Etica

Never before has it been so clear that our fates are inextricably linked to the life around us, whether we see it or not. We can learn to live more deeply when our eyes are open to the wild. Vital Impacts mission is to use photography to transcend language and create empathy, awareness and understanding [ … ]

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Hope for Extinction

Hope for Extinction at the Siena Photography Awards

Hope for Extinction, an exhibition, featuring the work of Ami Vitale, documents the mutual interaction of humankind and nature, telling stories of the people who protect what remains of nature. It showcases stories from the Elephant Orphanage in Kenya and a project looking at the dramatic rescue of two Rothschild’s giraffes, transported across the lake [ … ]

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Empathy leads to Impact with The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation

As part of the The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation’s Profiles and Perspectives program, Ami will be giving the talk, “Empathy Leads to Impact” at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Ardmore Convention Center in Ardmore, OK. Ami believes that we become our stories: those we take in, those we tell ourselves, and those we [ … ]

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Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service

The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2022 recipients of the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service, a prestigious award recognizing lifetime or superior achievement in journalism or strategic communication. Two individuals and a nonprofit media organization will accept their medals at an evening reception and banquet on Wednesday, Oct. 19, beginning at 6 [ … ]

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The Lucie Awards

The Lucie Awards is the premiere annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The photography community from around the globe pays tribute to the most outstanding people in the field. Each year, the Lucie Advisory Board nominates deserving individuals across a variety of categories. Ami Vitale will be honored with the 2022 Humanitarian Award [ … ]

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VOICES Lectures @ Revolution Hall

Four Amazing Women, Four Incredible Stories VOICES Lectures turns 30 this season, telling the stories of fascinating women. VOICES is a 4-part lectures series sold as a series with individual tickets on sale one month prior to opening night pending availability. Great friends’ night out! Marlee Matlin Wed., Oct. 12, 2022 Topic: An Evening with Marlee [ … ]

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FT Weekend Festival US: THE REACH in D.C.

I am thrilled to be speaking this Saturday, May 7 at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. as part of the Financial Times Weekend Festival alongside one of my favorite authors in the world, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  and a host of illustrious writers and thinkers. The focus will be, The Bigger Picture: a global take on [ … ]

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The Art of Visual Storytelling in Bozeman

Join National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, writer and explorer Ami Vitale, May 20th at 7 PM at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, MT as she takes us on an odyssey, sharing powerful stories that drive change and inspire us all to push boundaries and have impact in our daily lives. Tickets for this FREE [ … ]

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Wild Hope with National Geographic Live in Santa Barbara

Photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale shares her personal odyssey—from documenting the heartbreaking realities of war to witnessing the inspiring power of an individual to make a difference. Her work has taken her to more than 100 countries. She’s lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with [ … ]

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