Contributor

Tanushree Ghosh

Techie, Author, Artist, Activist, Impatient but persistent DIYr

Tanushree Ghosh (Tanu) currently works at the Intel Corporation as an engineer and supplier manager. She is also an activist, an artist, a writer and in her own words: a relentless DIYr. She has a PhD in Material Science and Chemistry from Cornell University and has worked at the Brookhaven National Laboratories. She has actively volunteered for and chaired several national and international non-profits (ASHA, AID, Smile Donors, Mercy Corps, Global Reserve). She has contributed to multiple anthologies including the acclaimed ‘Defiant Dreams’ which was selected into Oprah’s reading list 2.0 and has published poetry and fiction in several literary magazines (including honorable mention for Glimmer Train and Tuck magazine). Her blog posts and stories are in effort to provoke thoughts towards social issues, especially issues concerning women. She is currently working on opening her own NGO – HerRights to facilitate resource mobilization for victims of gender violence. Her personal website is: www.thoughtsandrights.com