Kenya-Jade Pinto is an Indo-African/Canadian documentary photographer and lawyer based out of Toronto. She grew up chasing crabs on Diani Beach, on the southern Kenyan coast, before moving to Calgary in 2001.
In 2015, on assignment with Photographers Without Borders, Kenya-Jade photographed HIV/AIDS education initiatives in rural Uganda. She was later commissioned by the International Commission of Jurists in Nairobi to photograph the lived experiences of Internally Displaced Peoples affected by post-election violence in a project titled, Not Yet Home.
Kenya-Jade is currently working with Level, a Canadian charity, to illuminate the access to justice crisis in Canada.
She is multilingual and holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations as well as a Juris Doctor (cum laude) with a specialization in International law.