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Mansi Choksi is a freelance print journalist based in Dubai. She writes about the intersections of gender, politics, crime, opportunity, and pop culture in India, the United Arab Emirates, and abroad. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic, Time, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera America, Vice, Roads & Kingdoms, Slate, GlobalPost, Caravan, and Open. She grew up in Mumbai, India, and holds a master’s degree in magazine writing from Columbia Journalism School, where she was a Fulbright Fellow. Previously she worked at the Times of India, the world’s largest-selling English daily.