Sonali Prasad understands well how seismic forces can shape social and physical landscapes. Now she wants to tell these stories through art and performance.
Fiscutean, a science and technology writer, is drawn to stories about people “building things out of thin air.” The best stories, she says, are not about “a person that has everything and creates everything, but [about] a person who has nothing, and manages to do something.”
“Most medical journals don’t have the resources or the luxury of having full-time editorial staff,” said John Jarcho, deputy editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), during an event hosted by the Knight Science Journalism program in November. But NEJM is not most medical journals.
If you are transgender in Latin America, you can expect to live only about half as long as your cisgender peers. That’s just one of the statling statistics reported in “Transgender in Latin America: Unfolded from Otherness,” an international reporting project published this month by Tangible and the Spanish-language newspaper El Universal.
Ingber started the non-profit Wyss Institute 10 years ago with the single largest gift in Harvard’s history — $125 million dollars. A decade later, the funding, and the technological innovation, continue to flow.
With journalistic insight, Venkataraman explained why she felt it was important to deeply interrogate conventional wisdom about societal decision-making — and to sometimes overturn that wisdom.