Stephanie Lara is a photographer based in Seattle. She received a BFA in photography from Seattle University and has earned an Associate’s degree in Journalism from Fullerton College. Stephanie has won several awards including a meritorious award in video journalism and honorable mention in best news photo for the Journalism Association of Community College, and most recently was a finalist for Photographer’s Forum Best of High School and College Photography 2017. Her mission is to create and capture time that invokes empathy and courage for social change and expression.