Ley Uwera is a freelance photojournalist. Her work from Eastern Congo was exhibited at the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents in France (2023).

She has been published by The Washington Post, NPR, Le Monde, Jeune Afrique, BBC, Aljazeera, among others.

Ley is a fellow of the IWMF Great Lakes Reporting Initiative ( Central African Republic).

She worked for UNHCR, UNWOMEN, Care, Drugs for Neglected Disease, WFP, ICRC, United Nations and Packard Foundations, Tear Fund, including annual reports for Congo Research Group (CRG) .

Women's portraits are often at the heart of Ley’s work and issues relating to environment, Social, health and culture.

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