Co-Founder, 18 Days in Egypt
We realized that what we were about to build was not a one-off project, but a platform that could be used as a new way of storytelling.
Jigar Mehta is a documentary filmmaker and a journalist. He is currently working on developing a collaborative storytelling platform, 18 Days in Egypt is its first project. Previously, Mehta worked as a video journalist for The New York Times where his passion for telling stories through strong characters and accurate reporting was formed. He believes in collaboration and community-building, and as president of the South Asian Journalist Association, he has fostered programs that reflect those ideals.