Malavika Kannan

Guest Writer

Malavika Kannan is an 18-year-old writer, plant mom, and activist from Orlando. She’s the founder of the Homegirl Project: an international girl-led organization empowering women of color. Her work has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, VICE, Broadly, and Washington Post's The Lily, among other places; she’ll soon be publishing her first novel. You can follow her on Instagram @malavika.kannan or keep up with her adventures at