Claudia Guadarrama is a documentary photographer based in Mexico, her work focuses on social, human rights and gender issues in Latin America; with more than eighteen years of experience working among photojournalism and her documentary projects.
In September 2020, she receive the Global Covid Projects grant in Latin America an initiative of the Magnum Foundation and supported by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.
In 2016 she has grantee by International Women Media Foundation with the Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, to support her ongoing photographic project of stories of Venezuelan women around the beauty ideal and their consequences.
She was selected for 5th annual edition of the New York Portfolio Review, sponsored by the New York Times and the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism in 2017.
Her long-term project “Before the Limit” about the journey of Central American undocumented migrants across the Mexican southern border who try to cross the country to reach to the U.S has recipient of the 2004 Magnum Foundation’s Inge Morath Award and the 2005 Canon Female Photojournalist Award at Visa pour l’Image Festival.
In 2014 she participated in "Danube Revisited. The Inge Morath Truck Project", a photographic road trip and traveling Inge Morath's exhibition, the Magnum Photos's first female photographer; and eight women photographers retracing Morath's footsteps along the Danube River.
Her work has appeared in publications including TIME, New Yorker, Smithsonian Journeys, GEO France, El Pais, Paris Match, L'Equipe, Le Monde, The Guardian, among others; and numerous Mexican magazine and newspapers.