Rashmee has lived and worked in eight countries in the past eight years. She spent much of 2015 in the UAE and currently divides her time between the UK and Tunisia. Before that, she was in Haiti, the US, Afghanistan and India. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce and is a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the UK’s National Union of Journalists.

She has written for:  The Guardian/ The Economist/ Ozy/ Christian Science Monitor/ Foreign Policy/ The New York Times/ Newsweek Daily Beast/ Hindustan Times

She is currently a columnist for The National and The Arab Weekly

Rashmee started with The Times of India newspaper in Delhi, was editor of Rupa and HarperCollins India and then took up broadcasting with the BBC World Service in London. She presented ‘The World Today’, BBC World Service’s flagship news and current affairs programme. She was subsequently The Times of India’s Foreign Editor based in London. She was editor of The Sunday Times of India, based in Delhi.

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