• Women Writers’ Fest Mumbai -Two Days Of Powerful Conversations & People

    SheThePeople.TV is bringing the Women Writers Fest to Mumbai. In partnership with Goethe Institut, empowered by Colors TV the focus is on new form writing.

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    The Women Writers’ Festival Mumbai 2017 will reflect on women’s writing across genres – with special spotlight on long form, short form, publishing, script writing and much more. It will bring together both fiction and non fiction writers, and celebrate women’s writing.

    March 17th, Friday


    Orange is not the only fruit: How the discourse around gender and sexuality is changing in our writing

    Laxmi Tripathi

    Kankana Basu

    Harrish Iyer

    Vinta Nanda

    Deborah Grey

    Moderator: Harini Calamur



    Can Fashion and feminism be linked?

    Amena Azeez

    Shalini Mehta

    Preeta Sukhtankar

    Moderator: Anjali Kirpalani

    Women Writers Fest Mumbai

    4 pm

    A Room of Her Own: Financial independence and why every woman needs to work towards it

    Abha Bakaya

    Meghna Pant

    Aastha Atray Banan

    Moderator: Naomi Datta



    Bossy pants: Women bosses and the boxes they must break

    Devita Saraf

    Sudha Menon

    Tista Sen

    Amrita Chowdhury

    Moderator: Meghna Pant


    5.45 to 6.15

    Poetry reading: Daughters of Eve: The Female influence in writing poetry

    Punam Chadha Joseph

    Harnidh Kaur

    Moderator: Tahani Aziz


    March 18th, Saturday

    11 am

    Eat, Pray, Love: Why Women must put themselves first.

    Dr Aparna Santhanam

    Tanuja Sodhi

    Seema Hingorrany

    Neelam Kumar.

    Moderator: Tara Khandelwal


    12 pm

    Fear of Flying: Acknowledging the sexual being within

    Sanjana Chowhan

    Sonali Kokra

    Tanveer Bookvala

    Sapna Moti Bhavnani

    Moderator: Kiran Manral

    (Lunch break)

    2 pm

    Women in food: Farm to Fork Movement

    Gauri Devidayal

    Rushina Mushaw Ghildiyal

    Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi

    Saee Koranne Khandekar

    Moderator: Mini Ribeiro



    Sex and the City: How has social media redefined the way we approach relationships.

    Shoma Narayanan

    Nidhie Sharma

    Amrita Chowdhury

    Karishma Attari

    Gayatri Jayaraman

    Moderator: Anjali Kirpalani


    4 pm

    Are funny women only meant to talk feminism?

    Tracy D Souza

    Supriya Joshi

    Shruti Seth

    Moderator: Shaili Chopra


    5 pm

    Guilt in the age of hyper-parenting

    Gopika Kapoor

    Lina Ashar

    Karla Bookman

    Divya Dutta

    Moderator: Mansi Zaveri


    5.45 pm

    A conversation with debutante author Zuni Chopra on her book The House That Spoke


    ·         Neil D’Silva and Sonia Rao Writing and Publishing Workshop. March 17th 1 pm.

    ·         Books on Toast present Stories on Toast  Open Mic 1 pm to 2 pm,  March 18th

    SheThePeople.TV is India’s biggest storytelling platform for women and inspires new dialogue, exchanges leadership ideas, fosters networking and reinforces the ability of women to contribute to growth. Founder Shaili Chopra says, “We need to celebrate writing across genres, way beyond literature. We have women ahead in screen writing, short stories, business and entrepreneurship, fiction, environment, some fantastic columnists and more. As part our effort to do more with writers across India, this is a first of a kind festival that promises to ignite rising minds”


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