- Raksha Bharadia, author and editor, graduated from Loreto College, Calcutta, and received
the Best Student’s Award for the year 1992.
A prolific writer, Raksha has edited 13 titles in the Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul series,
worked with Star Plus for the show Lakhon Mein Ek (2012) and written the screenplay for one.
She has also written columns for Femina, Ahmedabad Mirror and DNA Ahmedabad; and articles
for Midday, Life Positive, Marie Claire, Femina India, Gurlz, India Today (Gujarat edition) and
Her latest foray is an online portal on couple relationships for urban India: www.bonobology.
com. Raksha has been part of the visiting faculty for the Master’s programme in Creative Writing
at CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She conducts classes in creative writing in Hyderabad, Calcutta
and Ahmedabad. Raksha has also held parenting workshops in schools across India, and is also a
TEDx speaker, having participated in many conferences.
She is an independent director at Sambhaav, a media company.