Thenmozhi Soundararajan is a Dalit-American transmedia storyteller, technologist, and journalist who believes story is the most important unit of social change. Through her work across mediums she centers the voices of communities into the vital debates of our time. Thenmozhi Soundararajan is the executive director of Equality Labs, an art, story, and digital security collective and one of the first Dalit Women online @dalitdiva. Equality Labs cutting edge work includes the participatory history project Dalit History Month and our award winning women, gender non conforming, trans digital security training initiative.
Her work has been recognized by the Producers Guild of America Diversity Program, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Annenberg innovation Center, Slamdance, MIT Center for New Media Studies, The Sorbonne, Source Magazine, Utne Reader, The National Center for the Humanities, The National Science Foundation, The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Follow her work at her blog on twitter @dalitdiva at @equalitylabs