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I’ve been quiet until now about the attack on women’s rights happening in the US mostly because I’ve just been angry and in shock and disbelief at how blatantly it’s happening. I’ve also been appalled at how there’s enough women who are foot soldiers of the ridiculous religious fundamentalist patriarchy…


In Greek mythology, Pandora’s box was actually a jar that was in the possession of the Greek God Prometheus, that she opened to unleash sickness, death, and a horde of other evils on this world. …


This time last week, I was just beginning to come to terms with what had been an incredibly surreal experience after I had been selected as a Student Essay Winner to attend the Design Management Institute’s Design Leadership Conference in Boston. It was a wonderful opportunity and one that has…


When the Nirbhaya case happened, the whole world was up in arms, and directed their rage at the government of the time for not doing enough to protect women. I was not one among the crowd as this was the gist of my argument back then -

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I don’t know if this is worth sharing but I’m curious as to what people think because it just happened and it’s weighing on my mind a lot. I was sitting in a fast food joint and eating lunch when I suddenly got the feeling that someone was watching me…


This piece was sparked off by this article that I encountered recently— “This Design Generation Has Failed”. Reading that first might give some context for the rest of this piece as it is an excellent read that touches on so many important points (though I partly disagree with the conclusion)…


The world's apathy to the plight of the Rohingya people is both infuriating and terrifying but no longer surprising. There's hundreds of examples where the world seems to indicate that one demographic somehow matters more even if we're all humans and life ought to be precious.

It's why we have…


I have so much on my mind on the occasion of this Independence day. In many ways, it’s truly impressive how far we’ve come in the 70 years since our freedom fighters from across the country overthrew our colonial overlords, who, despite their contribution to the foundation of our infrastructure…


Last week saw the Indian government take what seemed to a be a completely surprising decision — the instant removal of all notes of 500, 1000, the two highest denominations which make up 86% of the total currency in circulation. The move was framed as a decisive “surgical strike” against…


It’s been a scary and upsetting 24 hours for me. I have felt deeply wounded by mankind taking another potentially self destructive step. Hopelessness at ignorance and intolerance leading to history repeating itself, only with the potential for far worse consequences. …

Adi

Education Designer, Design Strategist, Feminist, Leftist, Traveler, Foodie, Polyglot, Arsenal

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