January 2020—
9:00 am—5:00 pm

Washington, D.C.

This is an invitation-only gathering for funders.

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The ability to tell stories broadens our understanding of the world and creates deeper connections between us and others. Join some of the most renowned and influential photographers, filmmakers, illustrators, and journalists from around the world for this celebration of the incomparable power of storytelling. Prepare to be inspired!

This is an invitation-only event.  Please request an invitation if you are interested in attending.

Wednesday, Jan. 15 | 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Storytellers Symposium | Invite Only

At a time when journalism is increasingly devalued, we invest in the best impact-driven storytellers. Hear from National Geographic storytelling grantees—photographers, filmmakers, cartographers, illustrators — who are inspiring audiences and conveying the importance of nature and culture.

Thursday, Jan. 16 | 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Photography Seminar | Invite Only

An unforgettable day filled with fascinating images and stories from world-renowned photographers from around the globe. Witness the power of photography as our speakers delve into the challenges of activism, virtual relationships, incarceration, and recovery from trauma. And meet a flamingo named Bob.