Rosem is a Filipina photographer and nurse based in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a National Geographic Explorer and a We, Women artist producing visual stories that focus on human relationships and resilience in areas of trauma recovery, culture preservation and health outcomes. She is a contributor for NPR, The Washington Post, Reuters, The New York Times, and CNN.
Rosem is often found in the company of her husband, Ian, who is also a photographer, and their two dogs, Maia and Akira.
Workshops and Awards
2019 14th Julia Cameron Award: Black and white category
2019 Women Photograph Mentorship Program
2019 Eddie Adams Workshop XXXII
2019 We, Women Artist
2019 Missouri Photo Workshop
2019 International Women's Media Foundation HEFAT Training
2019 National Geographic Explorer
2019 Pictures of the Year Rising Star Scholarship
2019 New York Times Portfolio Review
2020 14th Julia Margaret Cameron Award Exhibition
2019 Women Photojournalists of Washington Juried Exhibition