100 Women: Delphine Diallo Wants to 'Empower Beyond the Body'

The photographer shares the story behind her latest work—Women of New York

100 Women Honoree Delphine Diallo is not just a photographer—she is a visionary. She began her career as a graphic designer and has worked as a video editor, art director and special effects graphist in the music industry. But for the past 10 years she has been behind the lens full time, bringing light to the world through her vision.

Her latest project, Women of New York, features 100 portraits of women from different backgrounds throughout New York City. Here is what the project entails, in her words, as told to Qimmah Saafir.

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