A recent graduate from Harvard University, Saad Amer is passionate about creating work that compels people to think about humanity's relationship with the environment. He has conducted research in sustainable development at Harvard and evolutionary genetics in French Polynesia. In addition, he has founded Saad Amer Design, a media hub that works in graphic design, photography, and video.
His works have been published by Vogue Italia, Bund Magazine (China), Samsung, Star Central Magazine and more. He has received the Congressional Artist Award from the U.S. House of Representatives, won an $80,000 First Place Prize from Samsung Solve For Tomorrow Environmental Video Contest and was a Finalist in the United States Environmental Protection Agency Rachel Carson Photography Contest. He has also worked with Japanese artist Asami Kiyokawa and has had his work exhibited in Boston and New York.
Currently, he is working with ATREE and USAID where he is working on a photography-focused book on villages in India’s Eastern Himalaya.