Rukmini Callimachi

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Birthday
25, 1973
Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania

About

Journalist who has become renowned for her reporting on social issues and calamities around the world, including Hurricane Katrina, Islamic extremism and African poverty. She has received such honors as the 2014 Michael Kelly Award and the 2016 Aurora Prize for Integrity in Journalism. 

Before Fame

She lived in Romania and Switzerland before moving to the United States, where she attended Dartmouth College. She later earned a Master's degree in linguistics from the University of Oxford

Trivia

Prior to her journalism career, she was a poet who earned the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry. 

Family Life

She was raised by her mother and grandmother. 

Associated With

She has been a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers.