Rebecca Simons is an independent photography editor, educator and curator. As an editor and curator Rebecca mostly work on exhibitions and photography books, a recent project is de Asielzoekmachine, a big Dutch cross-media project addressing the global refugee crisis and asylum policy in the Netherlands.
Since 2005 she has been teaching photography mainly in Finland and Holland and through international workshops, focusing on storytelling and editing. She also initiated multidisciplinary projects like El-Art to help integrate entrepreneurial learning in European art schools.
Between 2009-2016 Rebecca was working at World Press Photo as Senior Producer and Project Manager. As a Producer she was responsible for all the exhibitions, books and online productions of the education department. As Project manager she coordinated the annual Joop Swart Masterclass along with other workshops worldwide.