Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones
2016 Selected as a "Citizen Diplomat" and film expert with the U.S. Department of State's American Film Showcase
New Film Project in Development: HOPE
2015 Directed series of interviews and created new website: Dying in America
Awarded Christopher Award for The American Nurse film
Traveled to Russia as a cultural envoy with the American Film Showcase, a cultural diplomacy program of the U.S. Department of State and the USC School of Cinematic Studies

2014 Released The American Nurse film in theaters nationwide
Directed short films on energy with the PSEG Foundation
Awarded the “Excellence in Media Award” By the American Academy of Nursing

2013 Directed feature-length documentary The American Nurse: Healing America
Awarded the American Journal of Nursing’s “Book of the Year Award” for The American Nurse: Photographs and Interviews by Carolyn Jones book

2012 Photographed and interviewed subjects for The American Nurse, published by Welcome Books
Featured as one of 50 subjects in Everyday Heroes: 50 Americans Changing the World One Nonprofit at a Time.
Photo by Paul Mobley
Directed short films with Merck Foundation: Global Frontline Health Workers.
2011 Directed 3 short films for Intel: Where does Innovative thinking come from?
Partner in Compass Summit, a forward-thinking conference
of big ideas
2010 Partner and Creative Director of Techonomy, a conference focused on solving global issues
2009 Awarded CINE Golden Eagle awards for the production
of 100 People Under the Sun educational short videos
in Malawi and the Philippines.
2008 Created the Life with Pearls series for the Mikimoto art
show in Tokyo, celebrating the company’s 150th anniversary
2007 Photographed and Interviewed subjects for
Heroes Happen Here – a book sponsored by Microsoft celebrating the work of technology experts around the globe
2004 – Present Photographed and Interviewed nominees to the 100 People Project around the world.
2003 Co-Founded the 100 People Foundation with
Isabel Sadurni and Michael Christman
Niamey, Niger
2002 Photographed and interviewed subjects for the 2002
release of Every Girl Tells a Story:
A Celebration of Girls Speaking Their Minds

published by Simon & Schuster
Launched during Women's history month at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. in conjunction
with the celebration of the Girl Scouts 100 anniversary
2001 Directed 4 short films for Avon: Women of Enterprise
Named one of New York State's Women of Excellence
2000 Directed interviews with woman artisans around the
globe for Oxygen media: Womenshands
1999 The Family of Women - National Press Club
1996-99 Photographed and Interviewed subjects for
The Family of Women: Voices across the Generations
Published by Abbeville Press
EMI Records contract photographer
1995 Photographed Performance Artist series
1994 Living Proof: Courage in the Face of AIDS
Published by Abbeville Press
1993 Directed Women...On Family for Public TelevisionΩ
1987-94 Photographed for Spy Magazine, Lears
Details, EMI records, Seventeen, Nickelodeon
1988 Participated in Pride in America Rally
1987 Participated as co-driver in Paris Dakar Rally
Tombouctou, Paris Dakar Rally
1982-86 Photographed for Interview, Italian Vogue
Italian Bambini, Mademoiselle, Self, Esquire
1981 Assistant to Neal Slavin
1979-81 Apprentice to Hiro
1978 Assistant photographer The Boys from Brazil
Graduated Syracuse University,
Newhouse School of Public Communications
1957 Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania