Former fellow Supriya Sharma wins prestigious Chameli Devi Jain award
Congratulations to former fellow Supriya Sharma (2011-2012) who is the recipient of the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Woman Journalist for the year 2014-15.
Sharma is the first online journalist to win the prize, which is named after freedom fighter Chameli Devi Jain. For 35 years, it has been recognising women journalists who have upheld standards of excellence through a sustained body of work.
Currently news editor for Scroll.in, a digital news and current affairs portal, Sharma won the award for her well-crafted reportage on the marginalised and neglected communities in India and also on contemporary issues.
The award will be presented on March 19 at Delhi's India International Centre and will be followed a lecture on the "Shrinking Space for Dissent".