Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Biography

Thenmozhi Soundararajan is a Dalit-American transmedia storyteller, technologist, and artist 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 Lab’s cutting edge work includes the participatory history project Dalit History Month and our award-winning women, gender non conforming, trans digital security training initiative Digital Security For All. She is a frequent contributor to news outlets around the world with her work appearing in The New York Times, BBC, Washington Post, and The Guardian. Her work has been recognized by the Producers Guild of America Diversity Program, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Ford Foundation, MIT Center for New Media Studies, Women in the World, The Sorbonne, The National Center for the Humanities, The National Science Foundation, The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, among others. She was also an inaugural fellow at the Atlantic Fellowship for Racial Equity and the Robert Rauschenberg Socially Engaged Artist Fellowship. Follow her work at her blog on twitter @dalitdiva at @equalitylabs.

Events with Thenmozhi Soundararajan

The Bigot in the Machine

11 May 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003