Meera is a 24-year-old writer and journalist, based in London. She grew up between New York, Singapore, and India – all of which influence her work in their own ways.  

She is currently an Editorial Fellow at Mashable. There, she writes daily original features and breaking news, on everything from TikTok culture to climate change to NFTs to women's rights.

In 2021, she worked at BURO.Global as a News Writer, reporting daily on culture, politics, art, and technology for the London team. She also contributed regularly to Vogue India, writing on technology, Gen-Z culture, and fashion. She was previously an intern at VICE Media (in their Singapore bureau), where she wrote over 130 stories in three months. Her work covered everything from Asia's sex wellness boom to Hong Kong's political protests to the last Indigenous tribes of India. 

Her work has been published in The New York Times, Huffington Post India, Slate, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement, W Magazine, i-D, The Juggernaut, gal-dem, Dazed, The Independent, and others. She has been twice shortlisted at the Amnesty Media Awards, was a runner-up in the UK's Freelance Writing Awards, and a finalist in the Asian Media Awards, amongst others.

She graduated with a BA in English Literature from Durham University and is now pursuing a Masters degree in Digital Media at UCL.

You can contact her at meeranavlakha@gmail.com or find her on LinkedInTwitter and Instagram.

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