Cyndi Banks spent 13 years in Papua, New Guinea, where she
worked with the national government
to create probation and parole systems.
Port Moresby, Papau, New Guinea, where Banks began her international career.
While in Iraq, Banks resided in a trailer within palatial grounds
that once belonged to the son of Saddam Hussein.
Banks captured this photo during a sandstorm in Baghdad in 2005.
While in Iraq in 2005, Banks traveled in a military convoy to Abu Ghraib prison
to conduct research for policy development.
A roadway is lined with swords in Iraq in 2005.
A social worker speaks with an inmate at one of the men's prisons in Iraq in 2005.
Women's visiting day at Rusafa men's prison in Iraq.
Young women in a juvenile institution in Bangladesh.
Banks took this photo while working in Juba, Sudan, where she was involved in a juvenile
justice project with the Ministry of Legal and Constitutional Affairs and UNICEF.
While working in Juba, Sudan, Banks lived in a hut called a tukul, pictured above, in the Mango camp.
Sunrise on the White Nile River near Juba, Sudan.
Banks visited the new military-run parliament compound in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, this summer. The complex is part of the new planned capital city in the country formerly known as Burma.
Young monks going to receive their daily rice from donors
at the monastery in Mandalay, Burma.