Annie Gowen is The Washington Post’s India bureau chief and has reported for the paper throughout South Asia and Burma since 2013. Her series, “India's Divide,” about entrenched patriarchy in rising India, was honored with a Society of Publishers in Asia Award for Editorial Excellence in 2017. Before going to India, she was a member of The Post's social issues team covering wealth and inequality. She has reported from conflict zones in Ukraine and Iraq, where she spent the summer of 2011 examining the continued violence and ramifications of the U.S. troop withdrawal. In 2007, she profiled several victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech, contributing to the Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of that tragedy. Her narrative journalism has appeared regularly in The Post's Sunday magazine and other national publications. She has commented on current events for a wide variety of media outlets, including “PBS NewsHour” and Fox News. She is a graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas and lives in New Delhi.