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Nigel Barker has been a force for new ideas in the worlds of fashion, beauty and entertainment for the past 20 years. He is internationally renowned for his photography and his creative presence in all areas of the fashion, beauty and entertainment industries. As a filmmaker his projects have highlighted some of our world’s most pressing issues with documentaries such as Dreams Are Not Forgotten, which he directed and produced, earning the Film Heals award from the Manhattan Film Festival. After 17 seasons as the judge on the hit show, America’s Next Top Model, Barker is now the host on the Oxygen Network’s The Face, alongside Naomi Campbell, that premiered its second season in March 2014. As well as being an ambassador for the UN Foundation's Girl Up initiative he is a spokesperson and Ambassador for the Make A Wish Foundation, ASPCA, and The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Nigel Barker lives in New York City with his wife, Cristen, and their two children, Jack and Jasmine.

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Learning from Strong Women

(1) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM

This post is part of the Global Moms Relay. Every time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per action) to help improve the health and well-being of moms and kids worldwide through MAMA, Shot@Life, and Girl...

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A Generation of Hope, But Not Yet a Generation Free

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2013 | 7:50 AM

As a photographer, I have traveled to some of the most exotic and beautiful places in the world. One of my most memorable and inspirational trips did not include any designer clothes or fashion models -- but it did feature a lot of hope. A few years ago, I took...

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Picture-Perfect Wedding

(137) Comments | Posted April 28, 2011 | 7:54 PM

This week, the world's attention will turn to a historic royal wedding. Millions of people will be talking about the dress, the guests the fashions and the parties. It's an exciting event that everyone, including us, wants to celebrate. Yet somewhere around the world, a very different kind of wedding...

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Rebuild Haiti

(8) Comments | Posted January 18, 2010 | 1:34 PM

Although the whole world is aware of the situation in Haiti since the earthquake on January 12th, what many people had no idea about was how dire things were in the country before the disaster. Haiti was the poorest country in the western hemisphere and now it may hold the...

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A Generation Free of HIV

(5) Comments | Posted October 23, 2009 | 5:30 PM

This past February, I traveled to Tanzania to film a documentary about the fight to eradicate pediatric AIDS and create a generation free of HIV. The documentary focuses on the programs of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which is commemorating its twentieth year fighting this pandemic.

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