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BLOG WRITER FOR THESWITCHFIX.CO

TheSwitchFix.co is a small personal care plant-based business in India. They are aligned with the UNs SDGs and dedicate a lot of their resources to climate action. As their blog writer, I cover climate action and communicate TheSwitchFix.co's impact.

Climate action on a student budget

Everything about shampoo bars
A look back at pcos awareness month

How to put the i in indulgence this festival season
Trick or treat: the haircare edition
“i love writing day” – a letter to my hair

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SCIENCE WRITER AT RESEARCH MATTERS

Research Matters is a popular science magazine in India. I cover science news and recent scientific papers published by Indian researchers. A few of my past pieces:

* Biochemistry - What causes Tau to tangle
* Biochemistry - Calcium regulation may be making way for new memories in your brain, finds study

* Ecology - Establishing an order within chaos
* Ecology - Drosophila: The love biology has for the fruit fly
* Conference Report - Indian Statistical Institute at Delhi hosts the 14th annual workshop on probability and stochastic processes

* Covid Research - How severe is one’s Covid-19 infection?

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SCIENCE PODCAST HOST AT RESEARCH MATTERS

I was the podcast host of three series:
1. Joy Of Science - a show where I asked basic research questions to scientists across India. I designed

the podcast and it was being published under Research Matters.
2. Weekly Round up - a weekly episode explaining five recent scientific papers published by Indian scientists.
3. Nobel Prize series podcast - 2019 and 2020 - a short series explaining the research behind each of the Nobel prizes in STEM.

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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER FOR THELIFEOFSCIENCE.COM

JAN 1 2021 - PRESENT

I am the social media manager at TheLifeOfScience.com It is a feminist Indian science media portal with a focus on women and minorities in STEM.
Responsibilities include managing and posting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and organising fundraising drives through Linktree, Patreon and Instamojo.

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WEB EDITOR OF THELIFEOFSCIENCE.COM

September 1 2021 - Present
As the web editor, I take care of the SEO analysis of articles before publishing as well as final edits. I assist the web developer in WordPress tasks and create social media content for each article.

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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER FOR HOSPITALS

May 6 2020 - Present
As the social media manager for two hospitals - Nethra Eye Hospital, Bangalore and Dentaline Dental Clinic, Bangalore, I handle their Facebook and Instagram pages. I create and edit videos on informative public eye health topics such as digital eye strain and cataract awareness for Nethra Eye Hospital’s YouTube channel. I also create a trivia series for both hospitals and have conducted outreach programs for schools in both hospitals.
The clinic also has a prosthetics manufacturing business - 3DentDDS - for which I am the social media manager as well.

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JOURNALIST AND EDITOR AT BROWNGIRLMAG

Oct 2019 - Present

As a journalist at Brown Girl Mag, an international media portal based in the US, I write and edit op-editorial pieces on Indian culture. Through this, I have experience in working with freelance writers and managing a team. A few of my published works:

* What it’s like being a woman in India

* Adding to the women empowerment movement as a TV show host
* The modelling industry in India and the space a woman with vitiligo has made for herself in it

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FREELANCE ENGLISH TEACHER

I have taught English to students from Class 5 to Class 12. I also conducted group poetry workshops and creative writing sessions for high school students. I taught a mini-course on academic writing to postgraduate students.