media & appearances

November 1, 2017: Appeared on Radio New Zealand’s Nine To Noon program to talk about my dear friend Kim Wall, the realities of freelancing, particularly for women, and the Kim Wall Memorial Fund. The Fund was established to honor her spirit and legacy, and to offer support to other women journalists. Learn more about Kim here.

April 10, 2017: Appeared on Marketplace Tech to talk about a piece I wrote for Backchannel on voice recognition technologies and accent bias.

January 23, 2017: Announced as a “Rising Star” with the Fund for Investigative Journalism and Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University, as part of their nationally competitive journalism initiative to increase diverse and inclusive voices and topics in investigative journalism.

October 2016: Announced as a recipient of the South Asian Journalists’ Association fall reporting fellowship, to explore the role of Hindu nationalism in the United States.

December 21, 2015: Announced as a recipient of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, to report on democracy and governance in Uganda.

April 30, 2014: Wired covered a collaborative project I was involved with to document India’s 2014 election on Instagram, and featured my photo of India’s Home Minister, Rajnath Singh (then the president of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party), as part of its slideshow of photographs from the project.