Mona Chalabi is the Data Editor of Guardian US and has presented TV shows for the BBC, National Geographic, Channel 4 and VICE. Mona is also an illustrator - in 2016, her data sketches were commended by the Royal Statistical Society. The drawings, which are designed to make numbers more relatable, can be viewed on her Instagram account. 

Before joining The Guardian US, Mona moved to New York to write for Nate Silver’s site FiveThirtyEight where she also presented a regular segment on American National Public Radio called “The Number Of The Week”. She began to write about statistics after analyzing large data sets in her roles at the Bank of England, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Transparency International and the International Organization for Migration.

You can email Mona at mona@monachalabi.com 

Photo by Kathryn Wirsing

Photo by Kathryn Wirsing