2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Madhulika Sikka
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Madhulika Sikka was the executive editor for NPR News for nearly three years and worked at NPR for nearly ten. Last month it was announced that she was leaving NPR to take on the same role at Mic, a news site aimed at millennials. She will join Mic in September. Sikka has won four Emmy Awards, as well as the India Abroad Publisher's Special Award for Excellence in 2009. Last year she published a memoir, A Breast Cancer Alphabet, about her cancer diagnosis and the subsequent challenge of navigating treatment options. Updated July 2015