I am the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of YouthKiAwaaz.com, which is an online platform for young people to express themselves on issues of critical importance. We are a team of over 600 journalists from around the world, making best use of new media tools and online journalism skills to reach out to the youth at a large scale. We also run an online journalism internship program which is a community service to coach and mentor young people in online journalism skills, reportage techniques, editing, research and ways by which one could address critical issues and problems. The underlying aim is to engage youngsters in participatory, collaborative journalism and spread awareness. Previously, I have worked with the Indian Express newspapers and The Wall Street Journal, India - and am a social media consultant.
Areas of Expertise
Journalism, Digital media, New Media, entrepreneurship, Social Media
I'm passionate about
Passionate about engaging dynamic individuals in collaborative journalism by making best use of new media technologies. Also about promoting entrepreneurship - a key to develop a nation.
Talk to me about
All things digital media, journalism, entrepreneurship,
People don't know I'm good at
My TED story
Waiting for it to happen ;)