A Feminist Conversation between authors Amy Wu and Pallavi Guha: Women leaders in the Agtech, sexual assault activism, news, and social media
A Feminist Conversation on Zoom, between authors Amy Wu and Pallavi Guha
BookWoman invites you to a virtual conversation between Feminist authors Amy Wu & Pallavi Guha on “Farm to Incubators & Hear #Metoo in India.” Join authors Amy Wu and Pallavi Guha in an engaging discussion on women leaders in the Agtech, sexual assault activism, news, and social media.
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When: Friday, May 14 @ 4 pm CDT- 5 pm CDT/5 pm EDT – 6 pm EDT
Pallavi Guha is an Assistant professor of journalism and the author of Hear #Metoo in India: News, Social Media, and Anti-Rape and Sexual Harassment Activism. Her book examines the role media platforms play in anti-rape and sexual harassment activism in India. Including 75 interviews with feminist activists and journalists working across India, it proposes a framework of agenda building and establishes a theoretical framework to examine media coverage of issues in the digitally emerging Global South.
She lives in Maryland with her husband, Arya Choudhury, and 11-year-old daughter Anahita Guha Choudhury, who motivate her to keep writing.
Amy Wu is an award-winning writer for the women’s ag and agtech movement and author of Farm to Incubators: TELLING THE STORIES OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN AGTECH. She is the producer and director of the documentary film From Farms to Incubators, which has been presented at South by Southwest and Techonomy. Wu has spent over two decades as an investigative reporter at media outfits including the USA Today Network and Time magazine, and she has contributed to The New York Times, HuffPost and The Wall Street Journal. She has reported on agriculture and agtech for The Salinas Californian in Salinas, California. Worth magazine listed Wu on their "Groundbreakers 2020 list of 50 Women Changing the World."
In 2020 Wu received the Women in Agribusiness Demeter Award of Excellence. Wu earned her bachelor's degree in history from New York University and her master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, and she speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. Amy is a competitive swimmer and lives in upstate New York.