Based in Kampala, Uganda, Esther Ruth Mbabazi uses storytelling and photojournalism to explore changing conditions on the African continent, with a focus on the social, economic, physical, and emotional aspects of daily life. She is a National Geographic Explorer, Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellow and past VII Agency mentee. Mbabazi participated in the World Press Photo Masterclass East Africa, and also won the inaugural Young Photographer Award from Uganda Press Photo Award. She is a contributor @everydayafrica. Her work has been supported by institutions like IWMF, Pulitzer Center, National Geographic Society, also published in the New York Times, Time magazine, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, and has been commissioned by a variety of NGOs.