Stephanie Heimann is the Photo Director for the New Republic. She is recipient of the 2017 Magazine Picture Editor of the Year from the National Press Photographers Association. She has worked on many international and domestic editorial titles including Newsweek, Fortune Small Business, Scientific American, and New York Magazine. She was Al Gore’s photo editor on his book ‘Our Choice’, the sequel to ‘Inconvenient Truth’. She spent almost ten years as an expatriate in Hong Kong, Moscow, and Europe, where she began her career as a photo editor and photojournalist covering post-Soviet culture and the first war in Chechnya. She is the founder of the non-profit Fovea Exhibitions, where in a volunteer capacity she oversees photojournalism exhibits on topical and social issues.