About Us​

The Danish Siddiqui Foundation is a tribute to the enduring legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui. Committed to advancing the principles of ethical journalism and impactful storytelling, we stand as a beacon of integrity and truth in the media landscape. Through our various programs and initiatives, we aim to foster a community of informed citizens, empower journalists, and inspire positive change around the globe.

Our Mission

Our mission at the Danish Siddiqui Foundation is to honor the legacy of Danish Siddiqui by advancing value-based journalism. We strive to create an informed, engaged, and socially aware society through ethical and impactful storytelling. By providing training, resources, and support to journalists, we aim to enhance safety measures and ensure adherence to ethical standards in reporting. Through our initiatives, we seek to promote the power of visual storytelling, support journalists working in conflict zones, and inspire positive change in communities worldwide.

Our Focus

Empowering ethical journalism through education, resources, and recognition. Shaping tomorrow’s narratives with integrity and impact.

Journalism Education

Scholarships, workshops, trainings, mentorships, and professional support


Photo exhibitions, talks workshops, and contests

Journalist Safety

Safety training, curriculum developments, advocacy and workshops

Ethical Journalism

Publishing resources, talk series and documentaries

Where and How We Spend

Thematic Expenditure Breakup

Skill Development
Research Projects

Allocation & Spending

Management & Operations


Danish Siddiqui

A renowned photojournalist and Pulitzer award winner, Danish Siddiqui, was killed on the Afghanistan battlefield in 2021. His powerful images carried deep meanings that covered a broad spectrum of society and always created a lasting impression. Despite rising to great heights in the photojournalism field, Danish always chose to be in the area through perseverance and hard work, capturing the various perspectives of the agony pain of the oppressed people in some of the most challenging locations in the world. His courage and boldness sent out a strong message of professional integrity to the fraternity and the world.

Danish Siddiqui’s valor and eminence will stay etched in history, and journalism will profoundly remember him forever through his pathbreaking photographs and contributions. The Foundation shall continue to uphold and promote professional journalism’s values, which Danish Siddiqui defined.