Priyanka Mogul is the Literature Programme Manager at Asia House, where she works to promote authors from across Asia and the diaspora. Prior to this, she was the Communications Officer at the organisation, responsible for their video content strategy and media relations for the cultural programme.
She graduated with First Class Honours in BA Journalism with Human Rights from Kingston University in 2015, where she was Online Editor of the student newspaper and awarded Digital Journalist of the Year and the prize for Outstanding Performance in Journalism. She was President of the Journalism Society for all three years that she was at university.
After graduation, Priyanka reported on Asia for the International Business Times UK for one year. Aside from covering human rights, politics and environmental issues in India and southeast Asia, she also reported extensively on the British-Indian community, covering the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to the UK, for which she appeared on a number of radio shows to discuss the diplomatic trip. She is the Producer of Caste Aside, a documentary about legislating caste discrimination in the UK.
Priyanka was the Editor-in-Chief of the International Press Foundation for four years, a digital platform that trained young people around the world to report on the issues that matter most to them. She has also been published in Al Jazeera, International Business Times UK, Daily Express, Huffington Post, Time Out London, Time Out Delhi, and others.
Alongside her career in journalism, Priyanka has worked as a freelance communications coordinator in the charity sector, providing assistance with strengthening the charity’s brand and messaging through effective social media management and digital communication in the form of blogs and press releases. She has worked on the communications desks at the United Nations Association, the British Institute of Human Rights, One World Media, and Foyer Federation and MyLifeMySay, among others.
In 2018, Priyanka completed a Masters in Emerging Economies and International Development at King's College London. She wrote her thesis on the rise of education technology in India and how it is being used to improve access to education for children living in slums.
MSc Emerging Economies and International Development
King's College London (2017 - 2018)
BA Journalism with Human Rights; First Class Honours
Kingston University (2012 - 2015)
International Baccalaureate; Diploma
International School of London (2009 - 2011)