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Yolanda Ma

Data Journalism China

Co-founder and editor of Data Journalism China

Yolanda Jinxin Ma is the co-founder and editor of Data Journalism China, an independent website that promotes and educates on data journalism in Chinese. She has led the first Massive Online Open Course of data journalism fundamentals that was tailored for audience in Asia, which attracted more than 4000 participants. She has trained hundreds of professional journalists in China on data analysis and visualisation skills since 2012.
Previously, Yolanda worked for Thomson Reuters on an award-winning data visualization project. Before that she was the first Social Media Editor at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Currently Yolanda is based in Bangkok, working for the United Nations on social innovation as a consultant.