Maite H. Mateo is a Spanish freelance photographer born in Pamplona, Spain and currently based in New York. She graduated from the The International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York in 2010. She was awarded the John & Anna Maria Phillips Foundation Scholarship for Photojournalist. Prior to ICP she studied fine arts at Bilbao University in Spain. Her personal photographic work focuses on human rights issues, specifically immigration, indigenous people and women’s issues. Maite has worked in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, India, Nepal, New York and Spain. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, El Mundo, El Periodico, Telemundo, El Diario and El Español.