Submissions Now Open! 2020 Annual Report Photo Contest

It’s That Time of Year Again for CORE Group’s Annual Photo Contest!

We are looking for high quality photos from your global health programs that have been influenced by CORE Group.

All submissions are due by Friday, January 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.

The winning photo will be featured on the homepage of CORE Group’s 2020 annual report website and its copy version. Additionally, the winner will have a chance for their photo to be featured at the next Global Health Practitioner Conference.

Who can submit photos:
This contest is open to all individuals and organizations, not limited to CORE Group Members.

What photos will be accepted:
All photos should be high resolution with a minimum of approximately 1800 x 1400 pixels. Photos should be from the 2019-2020 calendar year and individuals featured in the photo must have provided consent to be photographed. Any individual or organization can submit up to 5 photos. We accept these file types: jpeg, png, tiff.

How photos will be selected:
CORE Group Staff will select the winner based on visual composition and how the program/project the photo is showcasing has been influenced in some way by CORE Group’s work. Examples include programs that benefited from any of the following in planning, implementation, or evaluation:
• a CORE Group tool or resource
• information gained from a CORE Group conference, webinar, workshop, or training
• a connection or interaction facilitated by CORE Group in person or online

How photos will be used:
Photo submissions that were not selected as winner may be used on other pages of the annual report or in future CORE Group materials, including the Program Booklet for future Global Health Practitioner Conferences. Photos will always be used in a way that fairly represents the original context. All photos will be credited as: “Photo by [Organization or Individual Name/Organization]” unless otherwise noted.


Email your photos to Avani Duggaraju, Communications and Knowledge Management Coordinator, at along with the following information:

  1. Your Name
  2. Your Organization (if applicable)
  3. 1 – 2 sentence caption for each photo submitted, including the location where the photo was taken
  4. Short description of how the program/project depicted in the photos was influenced by CORE Group

If your photos are too large to send via email: Please upload them to Google Drive, Dropbox, or any other sharing site, and include links to the photos in your email.


Photo by Sarah Hamilton/Smile Train, 2019 Annual Report Photo Contest Semi-Finalist