Maggie Steber is a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 2017-2018, and has worked in 71 countries photographing stories on the human condition, cultures, histories, and science. She was named as one of eleven Women of Vision by National Geographic Magazine and is a regular contributor. Other honors include Pulitzer Prize Finalist 2019, the President’s Award from the Overseas Press Club, the Lucie Award for Photojournalism 2019, Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo Foundation Awards, Pictures of the Year Awards, Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from the University of Missouri, the Alicia Patterson Grant, the Ernst Haas Grant and a Knight Foundation Grant.
Maggie’s photographs are included in the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim Foundation Collection and the Richter Library Collections at the University of Miami. Earlier in her career, she worked as a photo editor for Associated Press and Director of Photography at The Miami Herald, as well as a contract photographer for Newsweek Magazine. She is affiliated with VII Photo Agency and lives in Miami, FL.