I'm a 25-year-old writer and journalist, currently a Culture Reporter at Mashable. I write about digital culture, human rights, identity, technology, entertainment, politics, and more. 

I have also written for The New York Times, VICE, Slate, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement, W Magazine, i-D, Huffington Post India, Vogue India,The Juggernaut, gal-dem, Dazed, The Independent, and others. I have 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 Awardsamongst others.

I contribute regularly to Vogue India, writing on fashion, culture, and Gen-Z trends. Previously, I worked at BURO.Global as a News Writer, reporting daily on culture, politics, art, and technology for the London team. Before that, I worked at VICE Media within their Singapore bureau, where I wrote over 130 stories in three months. My writing covered everything from Asia's sex wellness boom to Hong Kong's political protests to the last Indigenous tribes of India. 

I graduated with a BA in English Literature from Durham University and an MA in Digital Media at UCL. I'm currently based in London.

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

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