Eman Mohammed

Photojournalist, Senior TED Fellow

Eman Mohammed is an award winning photojournalist and Senior TED fellow, currently based in Washington, DC.

Eman is a visual artist, born in Saudi Arabia and educated in Gaza City, Palestine where she started her photojournalism career at the age of 19.

For the past 13 years, her work has been focused on documenting the political conflict in the MENA region, including military Israeli invasions and the formation of armed militant groups in the Gaza Strip. The main body of Eman’s work has since transitioned to a series of long-term and in-depth aftermath projects focused on women in culturally sensitive communities and investigative stories of marginalized communities in the United States.

Eman’s photographs have been published in The Guardian, CNN, Le Monde, VICE, The Washington Post, Geo International, Mother Jones, NPR,Marie Claire and The Atlantic.

Her work has also been recognized by several international organizations and was acquired by the British Museum in London in 2013. Eman has been a TED fellow since 2014 and was recently selected as a Senior TED Fellow in 2019.