Ann Babe is an independent journalist based in New York. She writes about international development, technology, and community identity, with an eye on marginalized voices. She has been published by The Guardian, the BBC, CityLab, Quartz, and other publications. In 2016, Ann participated in the International Reporting Project's Southern Africa fellowship, writing about health and sanitation in Lesotho and South Africa. She has also reported from Korea, where she is originally from, as well as Peru, the Czech Republic, the United States, and beyond. Prior to fulltime freelancing, she was a staff reporter with Courthouse News. Ann is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Asian American Journalists Association.