Pooja Sivaraman - Women in Tech Reporting Fellow

Pooja Sivaraman is a recent graduate from Tufts University where she majored in English and Economics. As an aspiring journalist, she has worked across several mediums to present non-dominant narratives. As a student in the Program of Narrative and Documentary Practice, she crafted a podcast series examining the historical relationship between Indian and Western music to dissect the term ‘cultural appropriation’. Last year, she made a documentary on the oral re-telling of South Asian history by collecting stories of her peer's grandparents. She was recently selected for a journalism workshop with the Open Society Foundation where she is writing an investigative story about the Free Medicine Scheme in Rajasthan, India.