Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman is a multiple Pulitzer Center grantee and an award-winning broadcast journalist and news presenter in Ghana. He is a regular contributor on the U.S. public radio program The World as a freelance journalist reporting on science, global health inequities, racism, and sustainable development. He has reported from India, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Thailand and Sierra Leone.

Ridwan has delved into a wide array of health inequities, ranging from the challenges faced by minority groups in Ghana to the distressing trend of sexual assault survivors burdened with exorbitant medical expenses in pursuit of justice. He has also examined the disproportionate impacts of climate change in Africa and covered the inequitable global supply of life-saving medications, such as vaccines and HIV drugs.

Ridwan is an inaugural recipient of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Award for Excellence in Science Communications, given by the scientific National Academies of the United States. In addition, he is a 2021 US National Press Foundation Covering Rare Diseases Fellow and a 2022 Falling Walls Science journalism fellow, Germany. In 2018, he received the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, a prestigious global award from the European Commission. In 2020 and 2022, he was awarded Best African TV Journalist and Best African Radio Journalist in Environmental and Climate Change Reporting respectively by the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA). He also won the 2021 International Center for Journalists’ Global Health Crisis Award for COVID-19 reporting. He is Ghana's 2017 Best Reporter in Development Journalism, and he received the 2016 Best Journalist Award in Rural Reporting from the Ghana Journalists Association.

Ridwan holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

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