Tasmiha Khan

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Tasmiha Khan is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Vox, among other outlets. Currently, Tasmiha covers a wide range of topics related to health, race, politics, culture, and religion. This past year, Khan was named a Fellow for Knight Science Journalism at MIT, a IFYC/RNS Religion Journalism Fellow, a Higher Education Media Fellow at the Institute for Citizens & Scholars and Education Writer's Association. She was also a recipient of the National Geographic Society’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists. Khan was awarded a grant by the International Center for Journalists to assist with brand-building and audience engagement and is a recipient of the Kozik Environmental Justice Reporting Grant from The National Press Foundation and the National Press Club Journalism Institute. She is also the founder of a non-profit, Brighter Dawns, to address health concerns for women in Bangladesh, an initiative for which she was invited to the White House twice by President Obama.