Patricia Fortlage is a female empowerment photographic long-form storyteller and fine art photographer. From her core belief that if you invest in women and girls, entire communities will be raised, Patricia has focused much of her photography career working with organizations doing just that. From her powerful piece covering the female-led Othakarhaka Foundation in Southern Malawi to the stereotype breaking, female empowering Wonder, Girl Project, to an ongoing project depicting the often life-long after-effects of sexual assault on women, Patricia is promoting female empowerment one project at a time.
When not in the field, Patricia can be found creating fine art image stories that educate and inspire. She is based out of San Diego, CA.