Tasmiha Khan


Tasmiha Khan is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Vox, among other outlets. She covers a wide range of topics related to health, race, politics, culture, and religion.

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 Writers 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 the nonprofit Brighter Dawns, which addresses health concerns for women in Bangladesh, an initiative for which she was invited to the White House twice by President Obama.