Shalini Umachandran

Print Journalist @shalinimb

Shalini Umachandran is Senior Assistant Editor (News Features) at The Times of India. She writes on disability rights, urban issues, gender, migration, politics, environment and the arts, finding intersections between these to focus on the people and the news. She has blogged for The Rockefeller Foundation’s Informal City Dialogues and has previously worked at The Hindu in Chennai and The Economic Times in Bangalore. She’s the author of You Can Make Your Dreams Work, her first book, which narrates 15 stories of people who switched careers to pursue what they love. She holds an MA in human rights education from the University of Madras, a postgraduate diploma in journalism from the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai, and an undergraduate degree in accounting and commerce.

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Shalini Umachandran es la Editora Asistente Senior de Noticias en The Times of India. Ella escribe sobre derechos de la discapacidad, asuntos urbanos, género, migración, política, medio ambiente y las artes, encontrando intersecciones entre éstos para centrarse en la gente y las noticias. Ella ha escrito para Los Dialogos de Ciuadades Informales para la Fundación Rockefeller y ha trabajado previamente en The Hindu en Chennai y The Economic TImes en Bangalore. Ella es la autora de You Can Make Your Dreams Work, su primer libro, que narra las historias de 15 personas que cambiaron de carrera para perseguir lo que aman. Tiene una maestría en educación en derechos humanos de la Universidad de Madras, un diploma de posgrado en periodismo del Asian College of Journalism en Chennai, y una licenciatura en contabilidad y comercio.

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