The Jury of Golden Orchid
Xiao “Freya” Gu is a world traveler and award-winning photographer currently based in New York. Early experience of diverse cultures and exposure to different communities unleashed her fascination for humanity and nature. She is passionate about observing and connecting the world through travelling, social activities and photography. She has traveled to all 7 continents and has been a passionate volunteer for marginalized groups since she was 15. She takes her lenses to capture the precious moments, when she sees true beauty and dignity in human as well as the wilderness in nature.