Naween A. Mangi

Naveen A. Mangi

Naveen A. Mangi Naween A. Mangi is a journalist and media trainer. She began her career over two decades ago and has since worked for several local and International news organizations in Pakistan and the U.S..

Naween worked as the Pakistan Bureau Chief for New York-based Bloomberg News, from 2006 till 2015. During this period, Naween oversaw Bloomberg’s coverage of Pakistani politics, economics and financial markets, established the company’s first bureau at Karachi and pioneered coverage of Pakistani companies. She was also involved in staff recruitment and training in Karachi, Islamabad and Peshawar.

In the past, Naween has worked for The Friday Times, Herald Magazine, Dawn Newspaper, Asia Times, CNBC Asia, CNN, Businessweek Magazine and Forbes Magazine in New York.

Naween received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics and a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University, with a specialization in business and economic reporting. Prior to university, she attended the Karachi Grammar School.

Naween is founder and managing trustee of the Ali Hasan Mangi Memorial Trust, a nonprofit that aims to create a model of integrated rural development. Information about the trust can be found at Under the section labeled ‘Our Voice’ is a collection of some recent articles written by Naween.

Naween also has experience as a media trainer and has taught courses in basic news reporting and business & economic journalism at the Institute of Business Administration’s Center for Excellence in Journalism in Karachi which is associated with the Washington-based International Center For Journalists.

She currently writes a column for the Dawn Newspaper which focuses on the problems and lives of rural people. She can be reached at