African Photojournalism Database
Rahima Gambo (b.1986) is a documentary photographer that chooses to explore themes of identity, history, memory and socio-political issues through long-term and in depth projects.
Rahima was a Magnum Foundation Fellow soon after graduating from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism (2014). She is also obtained a postgraduate degree in gender and social policy from the London School of Economics(2008) and Development studies from the University of Manchester (2007).
She was nominated for the Foam Paul Huf Prize, PDN 30 under 30, and the Nlele institute 15 photographers to watch. Her images can be seen on various media platforms.
In June 2015, she was awarded a grant by the International Women’s Media Foundation (Howard G. Buffet Fund) to produce an on-going project titled "Education is Forbidden" about students in Northeastern Nigeria, who have been impacted by the Boko Haram insurgency.