Evelyn Sosa was born in 1989 in Havana, Cuba. Sosa is a photographer with preference for intimate and documentary portraiture. She has attended to several photography workshops, among which are the Chemistry Laboratory of Photography Workshop in the Higher Institute of Arts and the Photography Workshops of FotoFest International & Foundation for Culture and Society from Chicago in Havana.  

In 2016 Sosa was the winner of the
Herman Puig Prize, awarded yearly to the best artist of the Body Photography Salon in Havana and in 2021 she obtained a special mention in the 7th edition of Post-it Cuban Contemporary Art event. Sosa has participated in several group exhibitions in Cuba, the United States, Japan and Europe during her practice since 2011.

In 2017 Sosa exhibited 
Strange Birds of Passage, her first personal show in Mariano Rodríguez Gallery in Havana. Her second personal exhibition Havana Intimate was opened in New York in 2019. Sosa is the author of the photo-book Havana Intimate, through the lens of Evelyn Sosa published in New York by Uncommon Beauty Gallery in 2019.

In 2023 she exhibited the duo show You are Everyone Who Tells a Story in Space 776 in New York.

Since 2019 Evelyn has worked on assignment for independent Cuban magazines as Periodismo de Barrio and El Estornudo where she also works as photo editor. She has the photo column Estudio Leve in Hypermedia Magazine since 2021.

Evelyn graduated, in 2023, from the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of Photography (ICP) where she was awarded with the Director's Fellowship and the Arnold Newman Scholarship.