Sisi Wei joined ProPublica in 2012 as an investigative journalist and developer, creating news applications and interactive graphics that serve the public interest. Her work, which has ranged from investigating the Chinese firewall to patient privacy, has won numerous design and infographics awards, including a Medal at Malofiej, an international infographics competition, and back-to-back Society of News Design Awards of Excellence for her personal portfolio. Wei is also one of the leading minds in journalism on newsgames. In addition to her work at ProPublica, she teaches at New York University, The New School and CUNY.
Prior to joining ProPublica, Wei designed and developed data-driven interactive graphics as a Graphics Editor at the Washington Post, where her work on campaign finance won the 2013 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism. Wei is also the co-founder of Code with me, a high-impact workshop focused on teaching journalists how to code.