Bhagyashree Garekar

US Bureau Chief

Bhagya was The Straits Times Foreign Editor. She was The Straits Times US Correspondent during the Bush/Obama administrations. She has covered Asean summits, G-7, 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. 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.