Jenifer Veloso

Jenifer Veloso is a photographer and writer who developed her passion for storytelling while working as a trauma nurse in an emergency department in Flint. She is the daughter of Brasilian immigrants and was the first in her family’s history to be raised in the United States. Her work over the last few years has focused primarily on emergency responders, frontline workers, and the empowerment of women. Her passion is to share stories and photographs that create a unifying narrative and thought-provoking questions. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Follow her photography and recent adventures on her Instagram or her blog.

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