Irina Pap (1917-1985) is the legendary photo reporter, photo correspondent of the ‘Izvestiia’ newspaper in Ukraine, director of the Institute of Journalism within the Union of artists in Ukraine.
In 1964 the German photography history guide listed her as one of the 20 best female reporters in the world.
In 1971, leading the Institute of Journalism, she opened the professional photography school, first in its kind.