We are thrilled to announce that Reason Foundation Senior Policy Analyst and Reason Magazine contributor Shikha Dalmia will be speaking at the 2011 International Students For Liberty Conference.  She has been published in newspapers across the country and is a former award winning writer for the Detroit News.

Here is her full bio from the Reason Foundation:

Shikha Dalmia is a senior policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.

Dalmia is a columnist at Forbes and writes regularly for Reason magazine. She is the co-winner of the  first 2009 Bastiat Prize for Online Journalism for her columns in Forbes and Reason. She is a frequent contributor to the op-ed pages ofThe Wall Street Journal and numerous other publications such as the Los Angeles TimesNew York PostThe Weekly StandardBusiness Week, San Francisco Chronicle, and  the Chicago Tribune. She is also a frequent guest on Fox Business and other media outlets.

From 1996 to 2004, Dalmia was as an award-winning editorial writer at the Detroit News, covering a variety of policy issues, including the environment, immigration, Social Security, welfare reform, health care and foreign policy. She also worked as a reporter for the Patriot, a national daily newspaper based in New Delhi, India, where she grew up and earned her B.S. degree in chemistry and biology from the University of Delhi.

Dalmia, who taught news writing courses at Michigan State University, earned a Master’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. She also holds a post graduate diploma in journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communications.

We are very excited that Shikha Dalmia and Reason will be joining us at the conference.  If you have not registered for the conference yet, time and space are running out.  Sign up now to save your seat at http://politicalconferences.org/2010/07/2011-international-students-for-liberty-conference/.