Shikha Sharma is an award-winning independent journalist and photographer based out of New Delhi, India. In the past, she has worked with leading media publications including The Indian Express, The Hindustan Times and Network 18, reporting on politics, culture, development and social justice. Currently, she leads the Climate Journalism Project at Youth Ki Awaaz, besides occasionally writing on gender, policy and world affairs for Moneycontrol magazine.
A storyteller at heart, she is fascinated by the contrarian, the outrageous and under reported. She is deeply interested in reporting stories that focus on the human experience, and in leveraging the power of digital technology to do work that creates impact.