Samhita Mukhopadhyay

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Samhita Mukhopadhyay "is a 31 year old writer and activist who just moved after a 7 year stint in San Francisco to upstate NY. She is the web manager at the Center for Media Justice an Oakland based org that provides media strategy and action for justice based grass-roots organizing groups. She has a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Women's Studies from SUNY Albany and a Masters in Women's Studies from San Francisco State focused on blogging, gender, social networking technology and activism. She is on the advisory board at Wiretap Magazine. She has written for New American Media, Wiretap, Colorlines, the Nation and the American Prospect. She has been featured in India Currents Magazine, Nirali Magazine and Alternet. In 2007 she was named a Champion of Sexual Literacy by the National Sexuality Resource Center. Samhita has been featured on multiple panels, including South by South West Interactive, Allied Media Conference, National Conference on Media Reform and Women, Action and Media, discussion, gender, race, sexuality and the internet. Samhita focuses most of her writing on popular culture, race, gender, the prison industrial complex and the romantic industrial complex." [1]

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  1. Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Feministing, accessed May 14, 2010.