At Forum 2023 held on October 19 in Washington D.C., InterAction unveiled the winners of this year’s photo contest. The two top prize winners, three runners up, and five honorable mentions were selected from over 375 photo submissions.
InterAction’s annual photo contest draws submissions from around the globe that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Pictures exemplifying self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, partnerships, and delivery of humanitarian assistance are encouraged, though entries are not limited to those categories. All images capture work done outside the United States.
Here are this year’s winners, runners up, and honorable mentions:
Winner: Hadi Dehghanpour
Winner: Aung Chan Thar
Runner Up: Litan Das
Runner Up: Showrav Chowdhury
Runner Up: Maho See
Honorable Mention: Md Zakir Hossain
Honorable Mention: Salahuddin Ahmed
Honorable Mention: Rayhan Ahmed
Honorable Mention: Navin Kumar
Honorable Mention: Prashanta Hridoy
Note: Entrants agreed to make their photo available to the public under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC) license.