Tuesday, May 17th, 4:45–5:00pm
Interviewer for: Fireside Chat Series: New Retail Business Models with Mike Karanikolas and Michael Mente
Senior Business Reporter, BuzzFeed News
Sapna Maheshwari is a senior business reporter at BuzzFeed News where she has covered retail and e-commerce since 2013. She was previously a reporter at Bloomberg News, where she covered retail and corporate credit and contributed regularly to Bloomberg Businessweek. She and a colleague won a Front Page Award from the Newswomen’s Club of New York in 2015 for their reporting on the rampant use of on-call shifts at retailers such as Victoria’s Secret. She also won a Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers last year for her work reporting on JustFab and Fabletics. Maheshwari was featured on Time’s list of “140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2014” and has won the Punderdome 3000, a New York pun competition. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a native of East Lyme, Connecticut.