Gulafshon Sokieva | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Gulafshon serves as Programmme Coordinator & Investigative Journalism Mentor for the IWPR Tajikistan. She is responsible for mentoring, editing, and producing journalistic investigations developed by IWPR trainees. Gulafshon has graduated from the Department of Journalism of Tajik National University (TNU) in 2007. She started her professional career as a reporter of the Tajik language newspaper Ruzi Nav (New Day) in 2003 while being a university student. Then she continued her journalistic experience in several other independent Tajik papers such as Farazh and Samak. At the same time Ms. Soqieva taught investigative journalism at the TNU. Gulafshon joined IWPR in 2013.