Nichole Sobecki is a photographer and filmmaker based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is represented internationally by VII Photo Agency. From 2012-2015 Nichole led Agence France-Presse’s East Africa video bureau, and was a Rory Peck Awards News Finalist for her coverage of the Westgate mall attacks in Kenya. In 2018 she was awarded by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights prize in new media for her images documenting Europe’s response to the the African migration crisis. She is a contributor to Everyday Africa, a collection of images shot on mobile phones across the continent, and an attempt to showcase the moments missing from dramatic news images — everyday life that is neither idealized nor debased. She is a passionate teacher, workshop leader and speaker.