Ritu Marwah is an award winning author whose story Jinnah’s Daughter, featured in the New York Times’s Express Tribune blog, exemplifies her deep interest and understanding of history and the place of people in it.
She started her career as a member of the highly selective Tata Administrative Service and has since worked as a senior executive in Silicon Valley startups and Fortune 500 companies. In 2015 she was recognized and awarded by the Indian American Women Empowered’ for her work and versatility. IWE is a forum and support network for South Asian Women of Northern California. She has also been awarded by Ding Ding TV, the first Chinese American Tech media and Internet TV station and Claremont McKenna College for her exemplary work.
Ritu Marwah did her Bachelors from St. Stephens College, MBA from IIFT and Master of Philosophy from JNU. Her unique look at the world gives her writing a remarkable versatility. Her story Harvesting Rain as part of UCLA’s Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) 2018 Watershed Fellowship was widely circulated.
Ritu Marwah stands in solidarity with the victims of child prostitution and human trafficking and actively works to support human rights for trafficked survivors.