Mayuri Mukherjee

Mayuri is a young journalist from New Delhi, India. Currently, she works at The Pioneer — one of India’s oldest and most highly regarded English dailies. As a member of its Edit-Oped team, Mayuri regularly write the paper’s editorials, and also contributes her own fortnightly column. Her core interests are international relations and Indian foreign policy. She also has experience in international advocacy and human rights work. Before Mayuri moved to New Delhi, she worked for a year-and-a-half in New York with the Asia programme of the Committee to Protect Journalists, an international, non-profit organisation that promotes freedom of the press.

She has an MA in Journalism from West Virginia University and a BA in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University.