Maha Ahmed is chief of research at Type Investigations. She oversees and coordinates research and fact-checking for a team of editors, investigative reporters, and interns. Previously, she was a news assistant at The Intercept, where she copy edited and fact-checked investigations and news articles, and also produced a weekly email newsletter for the digital publication. Maha has also reported on criminal justice, technology, gender, municipal politics, and more, for The Intercept, Mother Jones, In These Times magazine, and others. She holds bachelor’s degrees in sociology and public policy. You can find her on Twitter @mahaxahmed.