Shraddha Chakradhar is a science journalist based outside Boston. She is currently deputy editor, diversity at Science magazine, where she leads coverage of issues at the intersection of science and race, gender, and inequity. Previously, she was deputy editor of Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was also a reporter at STAT, where she wrote its award-winning Morning Rounds newsletter as well as news and feature stories. She has also served as a news editor for Nature Medicine, a researcher and fact-checker at NOVA, and as an associate producer for a series of videos on the Human Genome Project that premiered at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Her freelance work has appeared at Nature, Scientific American, and NOVA Next, among others.
Shraddha graduated with a master’s degree in science and medical journalism from Boston University and received her bachelor’s degree from Murray State University.