Isadora Romero


Isadora Romero is an Ecuadorian freelance visual storyteller based in Quito, Ecuador. She is interested in social, gender, and environmental issues. Her visual essays, exploring the border between art and photojournalism, seek different approaches using various narrative tools.

Romero is the co-founder of Ruda Colectiva, a collective of Latin American woman and non-binary photographers.

She was selected for the Prince Claus Fund's Cultural & Artistic Response 2022, the Magnum Foundation's Photography and Social Justice Fellowship 2021, and is the winner of the Photojournalism for Peace Prize and the Ecuadorian Culture Grant in 2017, amongst others.

Romero's works have been exhibited in different countries in the Americas and Europe. She has worked with media outlets and NGOs from around the world, and is a member of Women Photograph, Diversify Photo, and the Everyday Projects.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2023 World Press Photo Contest jury member
2022 World Press Photo Contest winner
2020 Joop Swart Masterclass participant

Read more about Isadora Romero on Foto Féminas presents: Isadora Romero on Witness, World Press Photo's online magazine.

Isadora Romero on Social Media:
Instagram: @isadoraromerophoto

Isadora Romero

Portrait credit: Ana María Buitrón