Fatemeh Behboudi was born in Tehran, Iran. She studied photography and, after graduating in 2007, has worked for several Iranian news services including the Iranian Quran News Agency (IQNA), student news agency Pana, Bornanews and Mehr (MNA).
Exhibitions she has participated in include the Ashura Picture Exhibition 2012 and the Photo Festival Revolution and War 2012 Tehran. In the 2010 Doorbin.net symposium she won second prize in the documentary competition. In 2014, her series "Mothers of Patience" won first prize at Picture of the Year International and was selected as one of five print exhibitions at Obscura's Asian Women Photography Showcase.