Yasmin Rafiei

Ida B. Wells Fellow, 2022

Yasmin Rafiei is an investigative journalist who focuses on healthcare and health policy reform. She is currently a reporter in residence at Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program, as well as a medical student at Stanford University. Rafiei has worked as an advisor to Canada’s COVID Task Force; an analyst at Chatham House, the global-affairs think tank; and completed studies in politics, philosophy, and economics at Oxford University as a Rhodes scholar. She has written for The Guardian, Foreign Policy, The Globe & Mail, and The New England Journal of Medicine, among others. Rafiei will report on domestic homicide prevention.