Sara Hylton is a Canadian freelance photographer covering women, conflict, and migration internationally. Sara's principal medium is the portrait; resilience, humanity, and the quiet beauty in everyday life guides her work and the stories she covers.
Sara completed a post-graduate certificate in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the International Center of Photography and also holds a Master of Arts in International Conflict Studies from Kings College London.
Sara has worked for National Geographic, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Harper's Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Bloomberg News, Vogue Magazine, the Financial Times Magazine, the Globe and Mail, Reuters, Refinery 29, and Al Jazeera among others. Sara has also worked with several non-profit organizations including the United Nations, the Gates Foundation, Global Fund for Women, the Danish Refugee Council, Doctors Without Borders, the International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, and the Rainforest Alliance among others.
Sara has received multiple grants and fellowships for her work from Magnum Foundation, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the International Women's Media Foundation, the International Reporting Project, and the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation.