Rosem Morton, born and raised in the Philippines, is a documentary photographer and nurse based in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a National Geographic Explorer, an International Women's Media Foundation Fellow and a We, Women Photo Artist whose work focuses on the intersection of gender, health, culture and resilience. She has been recognized by the Pictures of the Year International, the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent, the Visa pour I’image and the Leica Women Photo Project.
Rosem's work appears in The New York Times, National Geographic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, NPR and CNN, among others. She lectures at events, conferences and universities and has her work exhibited both nationally and internationally.
Recognitions 2022 Leica Women Photo Project Awardee 2022 The 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch 2021 Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch 2021 Howard Chapnick Finalist 2021 International Women's Media Foundation Next Gen Fellow 2020 Pictures of the Year Finalist COVID-19 expression 2020 Visa d'or - Daily Press Award at Visa Pour I'image 2020 World Press Photo 6x6 Talent Program 2020 14th Julia Cameron Award: Black and White Category 2020 National Geographic Emergency Fund Grantee 2020 National Geographic Photography Seminar Speaker 2019 We Women Photo Grantee 2019 National Geographic Explorer 2019 New York Times Portfolio Review 2019 Pictures of the Year Rising Star Scholar