With the rise of social media, more and more women are putting themselves out there and standing up for what they believe in, says Sai Seshadri, Founder and Editor-In-Chief for Women’s Republic.
Dr Priyamvada Gopal on her book, her stand against racial profiling at King’s College and how postcolonialism still impacts most of the former colonies and the erstwhile colonial powers themselves.
Vinita Marwaha Madill, a Space Operations Engineer, speaks on what drew her to pursue a career in space, her inspirations, her motivations behind founding Rocket Women and the challenges of being a woman of colour in a predominantly male-dominated field.
Dr Shaili Jain speaks about PTSD, the partition, how strong fathers raise strong daughters, and why we need more awareness about mental health and PTSD in India.
“I learned quickly that writing was not a profession for the thin-skinned and faint-hearted (and I was both). I had to work on my tenacity and quickly learned that tenacity trumps talent every time,” says author Monica Bhide.
Sharmistha Ray continues to straddle different worlds as an artist, writer and educator back in New York. She says that most artists in New York wear many hats and live a hyphenated existence. They act as small-business owners/entrepreneurs. “It’s a far more dynamic approach that aligns with the world we live in: it also puts agency back in the hands of artists.”
Author Manreet Sodhi Someshwar speaks on writing from the perspective of women who live through traumatic events and why we haven’t been able to put the horrors of the Partition behind us.
Dr Shruti Kapoor on being named in Apolitical’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy for 2019, her advocacy work, how social media has been an enabler and more.
Author and Editorial Director of Harvard University Press, Sharmila Sen, discusses Indianness and Americanness, and why in real life, we will always have our sorting hats putting us into the Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Gryffindor of race and culture in human experience.
“With the rise of the far right, religious nationalism and ethnic nationalism, racism is becoming art of mainstream political discourse,” says journalist and author Angela D Saini.
When the envelope informing Romy Gill that she had been selected for the Queen’s birthday honours arrived at her home,…
Recipient of the Carolyn Bell Shaw Award for 2018, Rohini Pande, is the Rafik Hariri Professor of International Political Economy…