Fabeha Monir is a Dhaka-based visual journalist who uses still images, text, and video to provide multi-faceted storytelling for editorial and non-profit clients. Her editorial clients include The New York Times, BBC News, NBC News, The Guardian, Stern Magazine, Der Spiegel, Elle Magazine, The Telegraph UK, Al Jazeera News, Tagesspiegel, Kehitys-Utveckling magazine, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Taz, Zeit, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Sydney Morning Herald, and many others.
She regularly reports and photographs for Bistandsaktuelt Daily News in Norway as their Bangladesh Correspondent, on topics of aid and development.
She has been commissioned by non-profits such as Oxfam, British Red Cross, Action Aid, Microsoft, World Health Organization (WHO), World Food Program (WFP), Save the Children Global, Traidcraft, Unicef Global, Nobel Women Initiative, Water Aid, Christian Aid, H&M Foundation, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, People of Asia for Climate Solution, Leprosy Mission, Action Against Hunger, Two Worlds Cancer Foundation, Every Mother Counts etc. She is the Co-creator of the Virtual reality & Documentary film Immersive Storytelling of Rohingya Refugees funded by Davis projects for peace.
Her work has been screened and exhibited in various countries including Greece, Switzerland, Canada, Czech Republic, USA, Austria, Germany, Pakistan, UAE, and UK. Being a native Bangladeshi she has extensive work experience in Bangladesh. And additional reporting experience in Nepal and Greece. In 2016 she has worked closely with the multicultural refugee community during the refugee influx in Greece. And later on, she has been covering Rohingya refugee influx in Bangladesh since 2017. She has experience reporting on emergencies such as floods, cyclones, fire tragedies, earthquakes, covid-19 pandemic etc. Fabeha completed security training under the United Nations Department of Safety and Security. She completed her HEFAT course conducted by Silk Road which has been funded by ACOS Alliance.
As a humanist photographer, she tells people-focused stories that explore the themes of social development, migration, gender violence, and forced exile in marginalized communities. In addition to English, she is fluent in Bangla, Hindi, and Urdu.
She earned her Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism at Ateneo De Manila University, the Philippines, in 2020. She is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grant Awardee 2021. Fabeha completed her one-year certificate program in the Documentary Photography and Visual Photojournalism program at the International Center for Photography in New York. She is now pursuing an MA in Photography at Falmouth University, UK.
Email: email@example.com Skype/Phone/Whatsapp: +88 01928334767 Current Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
For assignments, consultations, and prints, please contact her.
2022: "Fragile Constellations", a group exhibition at ICP, New York
2022: "Eyes on Main Street", an annual photography exhibition held in Wilson, North Carolina.
2021: “The Female Side of The Moon,” Germany
2021: "Eyes on Main Street" , an annual photography exhibition held in Wilson, North Carolina.
2021: Film on Climate Change at COP 26 for BBC NEWS
2020: ‘Shamima – Memory in My Heart, NYC Short Documentary Film Festival, New York
2020: "The Belt and Road Through My Village" Exhibition virtual worldwide
2019: 'Technology and Social Good Event', New York
2019: 'We Are Not Afraid', organized by Nobel Women Initiative, Canada
2019: 'Exhibition and Virtual reality Film' at Ars Electronica Festival, Austria
2019: 'The Multimedia and multi-genre exhibition' at NEon digital art re@ct Social Change, UK
2019: 'Immersive Storytelling of Rohingya Refugees', Pakistan
2018: ‘Rohingya Exodus’, MinistHer 2018, Nobel Women Initiative, Canada
2017: ‘Change Your Shoes’, the Czech Republic
2016: ‘Mobility’, Group Exhibition at APCD Foundation, Switzerland
2022: Women’s Edition Fellow, USA
2022:ISEA 2022, Full paper presentation
2021: Recipient of Director's fellowship to enroll in "Documentary Photography and Visual Photojournalism program" at the International Center for Photography
2020: 'Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism' at Ateneo De Manila University First Female Scholarship Receipt from Bangladesh
2020: Selected for Eddie Adams Workshop, USA
2020: Women’s Edition Fellow 2020, Population Reference Bureau, USA
2020: Recipient of Online Safety Training course produced by Silk Road, funded by the ACOS Alliance
2020: Profile Photographer Native Agency
2019: 'Davis Peace Prize: For interactive VR Documentary' of Rohingya Refugee Camp Ray LC Team led along Anika Ullah, Fabeha Monir
2019: 'Women Photograph Mentorship Program', First Mentee From Bangladesh
2019: Alexia Foundation Professional Grant 'Shortlisted'
2019: Film, 'Shamima - Memory in My Heart'
2022: "The Year Time Stopped", Scopioimages
2020: "The Belt and Road Through My Village" - Hongkong Based Publisher
2020: "Aljazeera Stories " & "100 Photographs 100 stories" by Aljazeera Institute
2019: "Alltag in der Hölle" published by Konstantin Flemig
Safety Training Certificates & UN Mandatory Certificate Courses:
2020: Hostile Environment First Aid
2020: Front line Conflict Survival
2020: Travel And personal Safety
2020: Disasters and Extreme Environments, Terrorism & Public Disorder
2020: BSAFE, United Nations Department of Safety and Security
2020: United Nation Course on prevention of Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Abuse of Authority
2020: Cyber Security Awareness Essential
2020: Ethics and Standard of Conduct, United Nations Course
2020: Prevention of Fraud, Corruption, and SEA at WFP Course