Monday, September 24, 2018

Intersectional Musings #24: Janani Viswanathan

Janani Viswanathan heads the initiative, #NoMoreNirbhaya, as part of AWARE INDIA. This is an initiative that aims to create safer and gender empowered public spaces. Currently, she also volunteers as a Crisis Counselor for Crisis text Line and Maitri, which helps south-Asian familes who have faced domestic abuse.  She has been volunteering with various organizations for the past ten years focusing on various issues such as colorism, domestic abuse, access to education for underprivileged children and gender-based violence. Originally from Chennai, she is currently an Environmental Professional in San Francisco, California.

Read her story here.