Bethanie Mitchell is an independent documentary photographer, author, journalist, and artist, as well as an educator currently based in Seattle, Washington. She is interested in the aftermath of conflict and human resilience—she works on projects and assignments while also teaching photography workshops.
She lived in both India and Myanmar for nearly six years and has an in-depth understanding of the region. She speaks conversational Burmese and is studying Arabic at university. When she isn't working on photographic projects she is an open water endurance swimmer.