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Shriya Bhattacharya is an Indian American journalist based in New York City who currently works as an editorial fellow at Washingtonian. She is also the youth editor at Brown Girl Magazine and has been published in Ms. Magazine, Teen Vogue, Prism, Dance Magazine, and more.
She is a firm believer in the power of human connections: through her journalism she seeks to amplify the voices of minority groups and individuals who want their story told. Shriya's reporting interests include youth activism, global health, South Asian culture, and more.
Originally from Pennsylvania, Shriya has lived and worked in the United States, India, and Belgium. She graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2018 with a B.A. in International Relations and Dance. In her free time, Shriya loves to teach dance classes, explore the outdoors, and travel to different parts of the world, always on the lookout for stories that should be told. The latter is on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Bachelor of Arts in International Relations 2018
Agnes Scott College
Conflict Resolution Certificate Course 2017
Women's Bridge to Business Program 2016
Georgia Institute of Technology
Writing for news, magazine, & blog mediums
Qualitative & quantitative research
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, & LinkedIn
WordPress & Wix
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 2016
U.S. Department of State
English, Bengali, Hindi, & French
Expertise in youth activism and South Asian culture