Didem Tali is a multilingual freelance journalist loosely based out of Istanbul and working in her native Turkey and internationally. She reported from Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America, with an interest in economic development, environment, gender, food and culture. Her publications included Al Jazeera, BBC, Financial Times, Guardian, Irish Times, VICE and many more. Didem holds an MSc in Media, Communication and Development from the London School of Economics, where she was on a full scholarship awarded by the European Union. In 2013, she was a Johannes Rau Fellow at the Africa Desk of Deutsche Welle in Germany. She was also a two-time winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, which recently took her to Malawi and Peru for various reporting projects.