Keri Shay, a freelance photographer specializing in travel photojournalism, is from Chicago, IL and currently resides in Seoul, Korea. Her vocation has allotted her dozens of photo ventures across the globe, from Southeast Asia, Central America, Africa, and Europe to other various locales. Those who know Keri well see her passion for exposing global needs, traveling abroad, and sharing the story of her subjects. She has worked with several different humanitarian organizations but works closest with The Salvation Army. Keri’s recent projects with the organization have sent her to post-tsunami Japan (Sendai), India, Eastern Europe, Africa and Pakistan. Photos taken on these trips are used to help raise funding for the people there and to spread awareness of their situations. Keri has a calling to use her photographic gifts to celebrate the dignity of people often forgotten and neglected.