Omar Mullick was born and raised in London and studied politics, philosophy, and economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He spent six years in fashion photography and the film industry, shooting music videos and commercials before turning to documentary photography. His long- term project “Can’t take it with you” explores the lives of Muslim Americans, and has been published in the New York Times and National Geographic. He has received fellowships and awards from the M100 Foundation, the Western Knight Center for Journalism, and the Annenberg Foundation. He recently completed a documentary film on the work of humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi as well as a film on a road trip through North America. Omar was also a part of the Basetrack project, a Knight Foundation experiment in war reportage that took video, film and reporting from a year long embed with Marines in Afghanistan and unloaded the content on to traditional media and social networks. He lives in New York.