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Noelle Flores Théard is an educator, arts administrator, and (former) photographer. She is Program Officer at Magnum Foundation, a nonprofit that expands creativity and diversity in documentary photography.

In addition to her role at Magnum Foundation, Noelle is part-time faculty in the BFA photography program at Parsons and art history at Florida International University Online. She is also a co-founder and the board chair of FotoKonbit, a non-profit organization created in 2010 to engage, educate, and support Haitians in the telling of their own stories through photography.

Noelle has served as a juror for the Alexia Foundation, World Press Photo's Joop Swart Masterclass, and the New Jersey Council of the Arts, and a mentor in the Women Photograph program. She has been a reviewer at the New York Times portfolio review, FotoFest Houston, the Bronx Documentary Center portfolio review, Chobi Mela in Bangladesh, and Photo Kathmandu. She also served as a moderator in public talks with photographers including Jamel Shabazz and Joseph Rodriguez at the Brooklyn Museum, Devin Allen and Ruddy Roye at the Open Society Foundations, Clayton Patterson at Overthrow, and Alex Harsley and Eli Reed at Magnum Foundation.

Noelle holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA in African Diaspora Studies from Florida International University, and an MFA in Photography from Parsons School of Design. She worked as a freelance photojournalist for the Miami Herald from 2003-2009.

For more information you can reach her at noelletheard@gmail.com.