Yuxi Wang

Yuxi Wang is a freelance writer, researcher, and data journalist from China. She is currently a data researcher and visualization specialist at CCIJ.

Yuxi is also a data wrangler at OpenUp and previously worked as a trainee and contractor for UNESCO Office in Nigeria and UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Coming from a sociology background, Yuxi has honed her data skills including data scraping, data analysis and data visualization through self-study.

With a passion for data storytelling in Africa, Yuxi uses her data skills to support local journalists and NGOs in uncovering important stories and shed light on important issues. Her experience also includes reporting on China-Africa relations, social media monitoring and analysis, and developing data tools for journalists. Yuxi has been featured on the shortlist for the Sigma Awards and the long list for Information is Beautiful, etc.