Alex M Sanchez (Alex Mousan) is a documentary...
Alex M Sanchez (Alex Mousan) is a documentary photographer and filmmaker born and raised in Miami, Florida. Growing up with a diverse background (Nicaraguan, Panamanian and Middle Eastern heritage) gave her the skills to engage with people from all around the globe which makes her work unique and intimate. She speaks Spanish, French and is currently learning Arabic. She focuses most of her work on travel, nonprofit work and global humanitarian issues.

She received her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida. Her work has been published in the Miami Herald,  USA Today, Tampa Bay Times, Wall Street Journal and NBC.

She has worked internationally as a freelance photojournalist and as a photography instructor in parts of Asia, the Caribbean, Central and North America. Most of her archival images are from the Middle East, Asia and Central America.

Alex is a Program Manager for Diversify Photo, and a member of Authority Collective, The Video Consortium, Women Photograph and Brown Girls Doc Mafia collectives. She is currently based in Durham, North Carolina, USA but available for assignments worldwide.

She received her  Masters in Visual Communications at the Hussman School of Journalism as a Roy H. Park Fellow  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2023.
She is a member of the XXXV Eddie Adams Workshop Cohort.  

Contact information
Resume: Alex Mousan Resume 2023

Women Photograph 2023
Eddie Adams XXXV 2022
Foundry Workshops 2022
Mountain Workshops 2022
Conflict Photography Workshop 2018
Momenta Workshops 2017

Joseph L Morrison Award 2023
UNC Arts Everywhere Grant 2022
International Women's Media Foundation Grant Winner 2022
Tom Wicker Award 2022
Getty Images #Showusleadership Grant 2021
Roy H. Park Fellow UNC Hussman School of Journalism 2021


Diversify Photo- Program Manager since 2021
Brown Girls Documentary Mafia
Women Photograph
The Video Consortium
Authority Collective  

Alex Mousan

Alex Mousan is a documentary travel photographer. Her ability to engage with people from all around the globe makes her work unique and intimate. She is interested in covering conflict, culture and social change.
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