Aarti Shahani is a reporter at KQED, focusing on business and technology. She came to San Francisco as a Kroc Fellow with NPR. She was part of the ProPublica team awarded an Investigative Reporters & Editors Award for Post Mortem – a series examining the unregulated coroner and medical examiner industry. Shahani got her Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, supported by the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship and a Public Service Fellowship. She studied globalization as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago. She was raised in Flushing, Queens – in the nation’s most diverse zip code.
Aarti Shahani's Latest Posts
At least eight Bay Area bars have banned the wearable computers that enable video recording.
In India, Brazil and Mexico, many more people use WhatsApp than Facebook to send messages.
Backers say plan, five years in making, will fight crime but opponents fear it could be used for spying.
A new approach for to funding purchases of unwanted firearms spurs hope — and skepticism.
In the wake of the government shutting down Silk Road, a battle over Bitcoin’s future has ensued.
The city is marketing itself as the perfect laboratory for ag-tech innovations.