Ankita Rao is currently an editor at VICE in Brooklyn, NY.

In the past she has covered health at Kaiser Health News and WNYC. She also reported about gender, development and change from India for The New York Times, Quartz, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, The Atlantic etc. She is the recipient of grants from the Pulitzer Center and FIJ, an ONA Women’s Leadership Accelerator fellow, and a graduate of the University of Florida and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.