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Thin Lei Win

Thin Lei Win

Lead Reporter, Food Systems Newsroom

Thin Lei Win is an award-winning Italy-based multimedia investigative journalist specialising in food and climate issues. She is Lead Reporter for the Food Systems Newsroom of Lighthouse Reports, a collaborative journalism outlet focusing on public interest investigations, curates her own newsletter Thin Ink, and also writes for various international media. Her extensive global experience includes nearly 13 years as an international correspondent for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the non-profit arm of the Thomson Reuters media company, covering topics including climate, food security, women’s rights and refugees and displacement.

Born and raised in Myanmar, Thin has lived, worked and/or 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 chronicling the lives and histories of ordinary people across Myanmar which now supports the country’s storytellers since the 2021 coup.

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