TED Fellow and Photojournalist
Capturing the essence of war-torn regions for the Guardian, Washington Post, CNN, and organizations like UNESCO, Mohammed has expanded her scope to include other Middle Eastern countries. One of her latest projects, iWar, is about the long-term aftermath of survivors and victims of war. It's a series of portraits shot over the course of a few days with each family or person, intended to be a natural and authentic representation of the pain and sadness violence can leave behind.
Breaking Taboos and Documenting Devastation: A Woman's Journey
As the first female photojournalist in Gaza, Eman Mohammed confronted scorn from her male coworkers while dodging bombs. Undeterred, she has fought to bring attention to the conflict of the area, and especially the stories of other Palestinian women. A deeply powerful personal story, Mohammed talks about a nomadic childhood with her single mother, her start as a teenage journalist, and now her career moving forward as an internationally recognized photographer and storyteller.
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