Co-founder and editor of Data Journalism China

Yolanda Jinxin Ma is the co-founder and editor of Data Journalism China, an initiative that have successfully nurtured the first generation of data journalism practitioners in China, which has been closed with its mission completed. She has also led the first Massive Online Open Course of data journalism fundamentals that was tailored for audience in Asia, which attracted more than 4000 participants.
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. From 2016 to 2017, Yolanda was a Global Governance Futures Fellow, with a focus on Data Governance. Currently Yolanda is based in Bangkok, working for the United Nations on impact investment and innovative finance across the Asia Pacific region.