Bhagyashree Garekar is The Straits Times Foreign Editor. Bhagya was The Straits Times US Correspondent during the Bush/Obama administrations. She has covered Asean summits, G7, WEF in Davos and the IMF-WB meetings. She produced ST’s first ebook, Myanmar Sunrise, a prize-winner at the 2013 Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association awards in Sydney. She also wrote Living History, an ebook on ST, among the world’s oldest newspapers. She started her career with India’s top-selling financial daily, The Economic Times, with stints in New Delhi and Mumbai. She is a Jefferson Fellow.