I worked with international charities such as Oxfam, Save the Children, WaterAid and the United Nations for over 30 years, on assignment in over 50 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Indonesia, Laos and Myanmar.
My 'Humanitarian Vision' presentation is uplifting and insightful, introducing the audience to the fantastic work being done in the developing world to support and assist communities that need help. I walk the viewers through projects such as safe motherhood, health and hygiene, access to clean water, pandemic disease, and basic education showing how these vital interventions change people’s lives for the better.
See my website at www.jimholmes.co.uk to get an overview of my empathetic view of the world. This presentation is one of my most popular, requested frequently for its powerful stories and images.
My talk is illustrated by the images from these assignments and the upbeat, often comical situations I have often found myself in.Views: 540 | Enquiries: 2
I am a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a professional documentary photographer that specialises in worldwide humanitarian and environmental assignments from my base in Chester. Having been based in South East Asia for 20 years, living in Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia then also in Japan, I bring first-hand experience to all my presentations.
My talks are unique, entertaining and informative, bringing together the best of my photography and the research and experiences my assignments offered me, all in some of the world's most fascinating locations.
My talks are of interest to general audiences, but also engage with the photographers, geographers, humanitarians, travellers and the scientific community in your group! I have worked in this niche specialisation for 30 years and I recommend a viewing of my website to get a better picture of what I mean: www.jimholmes.co.uk My talks are passionate, professional and thought provoking, richly illustrated with dynamic images that bring together the issues of photography, remote areas travel, environmental and cultural subjects and the history of an area.
Please consider my talks for your future plans. My schedule books up well in advance, although I am sometimes able to step in at short notice if you have a speaker cancellation, it is always worth asking.
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