Aamna Mohdin

Aamna Mohdin is a reporter for Quartz, covering migration, identity, borders, and geopolitics. She has worked for Quartz for the last two years. Before Quartz, she freelanced regularly for New Scientist and SciDev.net. Aamna has covered the refugee crisis extensively since 2015. In the last year, however, her stories have shifted to cover the challenge of integrating refugees; the role language and collective memory in forming a national identity; the intersection of business and immigration; and the rise of right-wing populism. Aamna is based in London, where she completed an undergraduate degree in Biology at Queen Mary University, followed by a master’s degree in Science Communication at Imperial College London. She is fluent in English and Arabic, and proficient in Somali.