Thin Lei Win

Thin Lei Win is an award-winning Rome-based multimedia journalist specialising in food and climate issues for various international news media and also through her own newsletter Thin Ink. Thin is also the host of The Index, a new podcast based on the Global Organized Crime Index by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime.

Her extensive global experience includes nearly 13 years working as an international correspondent for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the non-profit arm of the Thomson Reuters media company, covering topics ranging from governance, resilience and climate to food insecurity and refugees and displacement. Born and raised in Myanmar, Thin has lived and worked in Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, and most recently, Italy, and has reported from many parts of Asia, Africa and Europe. She is the founder of Myanmar Now, an award-winning bilingual news agency, and co-founder of The Kite Tales, a unique preservation project that chronicles the lives and histories of ordinary people across Myanmar.

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