Syeda Samira Sadeque

Research and Accuracy Intern

Syeda (Samira) Sadeque joined Global Press in June 2017 as a Research and Accuracy Intern. Samira is a journalist and writer from Dhaka, Bangladesh. She completed her MS in Journalism from Columbia University in 2017, after working as a journalist for eight years. Through her work, she has covered women’s rights, women’s health, the LGBT community in Bangladesh, the refugee crisis, mental health and labour rights. She is a 2016 ICFJ Fellow, and a 2014 ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) Fellow. Through her journalism career, Samira aims to continue reporting on the intersection of gender, health and migration.

When she’s not working, Samira enjoys reading, spoken word poetry, and writing. She likes wearing mismatched socks.