Yen Duong


Journalism Fund
Southeast Asia

Yen Duong is a Vietnamese photojournalist whose work tends to drift to quiet moments in everyday life.

Originally an investigative journalist, she has photographed many critical stories throughout Vietnam, exploring themes from human trafficking and environmental and natural disasters, to the impact of rapid urbanization on marginalized communities.

Her photographs have been published in Reuters, Bloomberg, The GuardianThe New York Times, Al Jazeera, The New Humanitarian, and more. She has also photographed for many NGOs, including IFRC and UNICEF. 

Yen is the winner of One World Media’s 2019 New Voice Award and a runner-up of the 2018 Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award. She completed a five-day hostile training in November 2019. She's a member of Women Photograph and Diversify Photo. 


Yen Duong