Eman is a Palestinian refugee, born in Saudi Arabia and educated in Gaza City,Palestine where she started her photojournalism career at the age of 19.
Her work been focused for the past decade on documenting the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, including military invasions and wars that frequently occur in the area as well as the formation of armed militant groups in the strip.
The main body of Eman’s work has moved from covering the Israel's bombing blitz in a hard news style to a series of long-term and in depth aftermath projects and women unraveled stories in culturally sensitive communities.
Eman Mohammed's photographs expanded to reach other countries within the Middle East through her two recent projects " Ouyon Lajeaa" and Broken souvenirs.
Her work was published in The Guardian, Le Monde, VICE, Washington post, Geo international, Mother Jones , and Haartez.
It had also been recognized by several international organization and was recently acquired by the British museum in London, shortly before Eman was announced to be one of the TED Fellows for 2014.
Chris Hondros Fellowship, 2014
World Summit Youth Award, “Pursue Truth” category, 2014
Judges’ Special Prize, Carmignac Gestion, 2009
2nd Prize, “Daily Life” category, Local Testimony 2009
2nd Prize, “Nature & Environment” category, Local Testimony 2009
Honorable Mention, UNICEF Photo of the Year, 2009
New Media Award–UK, for Gaza war coverage, 2008-2009
Outstanding Journalists Honoring Ceremony, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Nomination, Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo, 2009, 2010 & 2011