Eva Constantaras is a data and investigative journalist and a journalism trainer who specializes in cross-border journalism projects to combat corruption and encourage transparency. She has managed projects and reported from across Latin America, Asia, and East Africa on topics ranging from displacement and kidnapping by organized crime networks to extractive industries and campaign violence. “The Mafia’s Shadow: Displacement and Slavery in Latin America,” her first cross-border investigation, was short-listed for the Daniel Pearl Award, and “Land Quest,” an investigative series on exploitation of natural resources in Kenya, has been recognized by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and School of Data for its contribution to transparency in Kenya. Her reporting has appeared in media outlets including El Mundo, El Confidencial in Spain, the Seattle Times, and El Tiempo in Latin America. She also contributes to journalism blogs such as PBS Mediashift, the Open Knowledge Foundation, and Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Source. As a Google Data Journalism Scholar in Spain and a Fulbright Fellow in Colombia and UNESCO in Paris, she developed training curricula for investigative and data journalism in high-risk environments with limited data access.

Last Updated: June 13, 2016



Visualizing China’s Aid to Africa

Eva Constantaras
In June of last year, 50 countries signed on to the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, including the U.K., Germany, Australia, and South Korea, acknowledgement of China’s success in driving development through mega-projects to build...