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Amy Yee

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Amy Yee is an award-winning journalist, most recently with Bloomberg/CityLab and previously a Financial Times correspondent in New York and India where she lived for seven years. She has written for 30+ US and UK media outlets. From 2008 she wrote 25+ articles about Tibetan issues for New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Financial Times, Washington Post, NPR, The Nation,, Voice of America, Christian Science Monitor, BuddhaDharma and others. She has won the United Nations Correspondents Association award three times; four awards from South Asian Journalists Association; and first place from Association of Healthcare Journalists for analysis about reducing deaths of children in India and Bangladesh. In 2023 she won the Asian American Journalists Association’s award for political reporting about protecting voting rights of immigrant voters, and a Society of Professional Journalists award for racial equity reporting. Amy has had four Notable Essays in the Best American Essays. She has reported from 20+ countries, including ten in Africa. She is a MacDowell and Logan Nonfiction Fellow and a graduate of Harvard Kennedy School, Columbia Journalism School, Wellesley and Hunter’s MFA in Creative Writing/poetry program. More about her is at @amyyeewrites

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