Meera is a 23-year-old freelance writer and journalist, now based in London. She grew up between New York, Singapore, and India – all of which influence her work in their own ways. 

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

She writes about everything from identity, politics, business, culture, art, technology. Her personal essays have been published in The New York Times, Huffington Post India, and Slate Magazine. Her investigative and feature works have been seen across The Times, W Magazine, Vogue India, gal-dem, The Independent, and others.

She was previously an intern at VICE Asia, and her work during that time has been published across VICE editions globally – including the UK, Australia, France and India. You can access her full VICE archives here. In 2020, she was shortlisted for the Amnesty Media Awards for a VICE feature on Burmese families.

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

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