A Photojournalist Since 2001, Lorena Ros has been published globally including in Newsweek, Time and El Pais and is a regular contributor for The Sunday Times Magazine and the Saturday Telegraph in the UK. She has also worked extensively with Ngo’s (Soros, Human Rights Watch, Doctors of the World). In 2011-12 she created and conducted photographic workshops for inmates in Spanish women’s prisons with the support of the Audience Engagement Grant from OSI and La Caixa Foundation. In 2008, Ros received the Getty Grant for Editorial Photography.
Her first project on illegal immigrants to Spain, won a 2001 World Press Photo Award in single general news. This developed into her next project: tracing women trafficked from Nigeria to Europe - which won a World Press Photo Honorable Mention in 2004 and The Amnesty International One World Media Awards in 2005. Lorena participated in The World Press Photo Joop Swart Master class in 2005, presenting a series of portraits of child sex abused survivors, which won numerous awards (2008 World Press Photo 2nd Prize contemporary issues and an Honorable Mention At The ‘American Photographer Of The Year’ Awards.) - This Project in fact was the beginning of an 8 years journey that culminated in Unspoken, her first book published in 2014 by Blume and Schilt. Lorena Ros, Graduated in Humanities (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and later did a Postgraduate In Photojournalism (London College Of Printing.)
Lorena recently became a mother; she lives with her baby daughter and her filmmaker partner between Barcelona and Mumbai.