Ivan Sigal

executive director Global Voices

Ivan Sigal is the executive director of Global Voices, a Kluge Fellow in Digital Studies at the Library of Congress, and the board chair for the Open Society Foundation’s Documentary Photography Project. He was a fellow of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, a 2016 Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good, and a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He worked for many years for the media development organization Internews, where he focused on media in conflict, transitional societies, and natural disaster in Asia and the former Soviet Union. He is also photographer, writer, and media producer, known for his documentary explorations of societies undergoing conflict or political transition. He is the author of White Road, a two-volume monograph about Siberia and Central Asia (Steidl, 2012).

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