Sumy is a freelance journalist and photographer originally from Spain, currently based in Kampala, Uganda covering the East Africa region.
She is fluent in spoken and written English, French and Spanish. Her work is primarily focused on international current affairs, human rights, gender issues, conflicts and social issues. She has lived and/or worked in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Chile, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
She is a regular contributor to Agence France Presse (AFP).
She also is a certified Canon trainer and leads photography workshops in the region.
BBC World Service
The Wall Street Journal
The Huffington Post
The Washington Post
The New York Times
TV 5 Monde
Public Radio International (PRI)
Radio France International (RFI)
New Vision UG
The Santiago Times
Deutsche Presse Agency
Iron Fist Magazine
The Daily Mail
Agence France Presse (AFP)
All Across Africa
Art of a Child - MATATART
Bless a Child Foundation
Danish Church Aid
European Union Commission
Finnish Church Aid
Human Network International
International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC)
Musana Community Development
Plan International (DK)
School for Life Foundation
The Big Kafunda
Finalist at International Women Photography Awards 2017
New York Times Portfolio Review attendee 2019
Joop Stewart Masterclass nominee 2019
- Women Photograph
- International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) Great Lakes Reporting Fellow
- Member of Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda (FCAU)
- Member of Frontline Freelance Register (FFR)
- Canon Central and North Africa Certified Trainer
HEFAT Certified 2018
--> Trained in London, where she completed a Journalism foundation course at London College of Communication and a BA Hons Journalism degree at University of Westminster.