Senior reporter Cuen departing CoinDesk

Leigh Cuen

Leigh Cuen, a senior reporter at CoinDesk, is leaving the organization.

She was also a reporter at IBT Media. There, she also authored investigative reports on Barclays and PayPal. She was also a finalist for the 2018 award, LendIT Fintech Industry Awards, Best Journalist.

She also worked freelance for 6 years, with her work being published in Teen Vogue, Al Jazeera English, Racked, Salon, The Jerusalem Post, ATTN, Ravishly, Women’s eNews, Ynet (Yedioth Ahronoth), Your Middle East, San Francisco Public Press, Earth Island Journal, World Literature Today, Mosaic Literary Magazine, History Today Magazine, The Bold Italic, and multiple European travel magazines.

Additionally, her writings have also been featured by Forbes.com, Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, Poetry Foundation and as part of the International Museum of Women’s Breaking Stereotypes Gallery.

Cuen was also a staff writer at Mic and served as an analyst at Vocativ. She was also a reporter at El Tecolote.

Cuen is a graduate of University of San Francisco.