Olga is a staff writer for The Atlantic, where she covers gender and health. Prior to that, she was The Atlantic‘s Global editor. Before joining the magazine, she covered international affairs and start-ups for the Washington Post.

She has also written for the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, and Wired.

She has recently been named one of the most Dugg writers of the year, one of FP’s Twitterati, and one of Real Clear Science’s “10 Best Science Writers of 2014.” She is a recipient of the International Reporting Project’s Journalism Fellowship. She was one of two finalists selected among hundreds of eligible entrants for the New York Academy of Medicine‘s 2015 Urban Health Journalism Prize.