María Isabel Magaña (1991, Colombia) is a journalist fueled by the urge to embark on adventures and give voice to those stories who have been silenced. Her professional work was transformed when she discovered the power of data in journalism. Ever since, she has worked both in national and international news outlets as a data-driven investigative journalist as well as promoted the right to know in Colombia through QueremosDatos.co. She teaches journalism at La Sabana University and coordinates data projects at Datasketch.
María Isabel Magaña was selected for the 2018 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Enslaved Land‘