Ankita Rao is a senior editor at VICE in Brooklyn, NY, where she covers cities and health.
In the past, she has covered health at Kaiser Health News and WNYC. She also reported about gender, science, and development from India for The New York Times, Quartz, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, and The Atlantic.
She has received grants from the Pulitzer Center and the Fund for Investigative Journalism and served as an ONA Women’s Leadership Accelerator fellow.
She is a graduate of the University of Florida and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.