Maggie Steber is a documentary photographer who has worked in 55 different countries to create visual stories for The National Geographic, LIFE, The New Yorker, Smithsonian, People, Merian Magazine (Germany), The Times Magazine (London), Newsweek, Time and Sports Illustrated. Her awards include the Ernst Haas Grant from The Workshops, the World Press Foundation Award, the Leica Medal of Excellence, the Overseas Press Club, the Picture of the Year awards and the Alicia Patterson Grant, and the Medal of Honor for Contribution to Journalism from the University of Missouri. In 2007, Maggie received a grant from the Knight Foundation to Create a new American newspaper and website through the new Knight Center for International Media at the Univ. of Miami. Her first book, Dancing on Fire: Photographs from Haiti, was published in 1991. Maggie is a freelance photojournalist who also advises newspapers worldwide on the use of photography and graphic design.