IJAsia16 has ended

Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

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Raksha Kumar

Independent Multimedia Journalist
I am an independent multimedia journalist, concentrating on human rights, land acquisition, gender and politics. For the past four years, she has reported for the New York Times, BBC, The Guardian, Scroll.in, Christian Science Monitor, DAWN, Caravan, The Hindu and South China Morning Post.
Samples of her work: www.rakshakumar.com and www.facebook.com/kumar.raksha

She was awarded the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Media Personality in 2016, for her investigative reports on land grab and environmental degradation.

She directed and shot a documentary film on the life of the Rationalists in India, commissioned by Doordarshan, India's national broadcaster.

A Fulbright scholar, she graduated from the Journalism School, Columbia University, New York, in 2011. In 2015, she completed the Chevening Fellowship at the University of Westminster, London.

After graduating from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi, in 2007, she did a course on Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding from the University of Peace.