Lisa Marie David is a Filipina freelance visual journalist with an interest in documenting women, children, culture, and environment.  She is a regular contributor to Reuters and Bloomberg and had her work published on CNN, Libération, among others.

Lisa  has also worked with non-profit organizations including the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Finnish Red Cross, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a photo consultant. 

​In 2021, Lisa completed her post-graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism at the Asian Center for Journalism in Ateneo de Manila University with the support of the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia. She holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Santo Tomas.

At present, she is working simultaneously between assignments and documentary work. She is a member of Women Photograph and Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP). 

She is available for news, editorial, and NGO assignments. You may reach her at lisamarie_david@yahoo.com / lisamariepdavid@gmail.com

Lisa is currently in Manila, Philippines.


Participant, 19th Angkor Photo Festival and Workshop (Siem Reap,  Cambodia)
Participant, Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Participating Exhibitor,  CNN As Equals Photo Exhibition on How the Climate Crisis Fuels Gender Inequality (COP 28, Dubai, UAE)
Participating Exhibitor, POY Asia 2023 Exhibition (Seoul, Korea)
First Place,  Pictures of the Year (POY) Asia Nature and Environment Category
Finalist, Pictures of the Year (POY) Asia General News Category

Top 100 Photos of 2022, TIME
Pictures of the Year 2022, Reuters

Grantee, National Geographic Society COVID-19 Emergency Fund For Journalists
Fellow, Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia 

Participant, 13th PCP Professional Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Workshop


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