About the Photographer
Sahiba Chawdhary is a photojournalist based in New Delhi (India), covering breaking news and feature stories. Most of her work revolves around documenting gender and land rights in India and South-East Asia. Her work has been commissioned and published by Getty Images, The New York Times, Vice News U.S, Vox, Mic., The Straits Times, The Phnom Penh Post, The Bangkok Post, The Nation, Hindustan Times, The Hindu, City Lab (The Atlantic), FirstPost, Al-Jazeera America among others.
A Lucknow native, Sahiba attended Delhi University's Lady Shri Ram College for Women where she studied political science and gender studies. She holds an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University and a graduate diploma in conflict transformation and peacebuilding from Aung Sang Suu Kyi Center for Peace.
Previously she has worked as national photo editor and photojournalist at the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia and as a multimedia curator with The Straits Times in Singapore.
New Delhi, India