Sim Chi Yin is a photographer based in China and a member of VII Photo Agency’s mentor program. She also shoots regularly for the New York Times. Since becoming a freelancer in 2011, she has also shot for Newsweek, Time Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Financial Times Magazine, Stern Magazine, the International Herald Tribune, the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times.
In 2010, she was awarded a Magnum Foundation fellowship for a summer program in “Photography and Human Rights” at New York University.
A Singapore native, Chi Yin worked as a journalist and foreign correspondent for The Straits Times, Singapore for nine years before leaving to return to photography.