Alejandra Rajal is a documentary photographer born and based in Mexico. Her vision focuses on creating awareness of different realities, looking for social conscience. Currently, she works as a freelance photographer. She holds a B.A. in Advertising and Design and her work has been featured in NPR, National Geographic, Nature, The Financial Times, The Guardian, VICE, El País, among others. She is HEFAT certified.
Acknowledgments Visura Highlighting Success Stories by Women - 2020 Women Photograph: 2020 Year in Pictures - 2020 National Geographic Society COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists. Grantee - 2020 Fundación Gabo and Open Society Foundations. Grantee - 2020 IWMF Adelante Fellow - El Salvador, 2020 Scholarship Steven Sotfloff 2Lives Foundation and ACOS - Miami, USA, 2019 IWMF scholarship for Native Agency’s Festival - Ecuador, 2017
Education Missouri Photo Workshop 72nd - 2020 Research and new narratives on drug policy. Fundación Gabo and OSF - Colombia, 2020 Drug policy and therapeutic justice. Social Science Research Council - Mexico, 2020 HEFAT training RPS Partnership - Mexico, 2020 Women Photograph Workshop - Ecuador, 2019 HEFAT training RPS Partnership - Mexico, 2019 HEFAT training GJS - Miami, USA, 2019 Boreal Bash V by Boreal Collective - Mexico, 2018 Strudel Media with Anja Hitzenberger - 2018 "Risk and security in Latin America´s journalism". IWMF and Knight Center - 2018 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop - Mexico, 2017
Exhibitions Centro de la Imagen - México, 2021 Distrito Tec and FEMSA Foundation - México, 2021 Los Angeles Center of Photography - Los Angeles, CA, 2020 Fotografia de Paranapiacaba with The Journal - Brasil. 2020 Grun Berlin GmbH with Native Agency - Germany, 2020 Grun Berlin GmbH with Native Agency - Germany, 2019 Lumix Festival with Native Agency - Germany, 2018