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Poorna Bell


Poorna Bell is UK Executive Editor and Global Lifestyle Head of The Huffington Post and an award-winning journalist.

A big part of her role has involved working on projects to give a bigger platform to mental health in the media, as well as starting conversations around the redefinition of masculinity and championing women. She has previously worked for News UK, and has freelanced for The Guardian and The Telegraph. She has also sat on judging panels for Sony World Photography Awards, the Decibel Prize for the UK Book Awards as well as the First Women Awards.


She lives in London but grew up for a time in Bangalore, India. She calls England, India and New Zealand home.


Her first book Chase The Rainbow (Simon & Schuster) was published in May 2017. Her second book, In Search of Silence, will be published in 2019.