Education
  • B.A in Political Science (1996 - 1999) Loreto College Calcutta, West Bengal
  • M.A in Mass Communication (May 2003) Relevant Classes
    • Mass Communication Theory (3 credits) Fall 2001
    • Research methods in Mass Communication (3 credits) Fall 2001
    • Mass Communication and society (3 credits) Spring 2002
    • Survey of Foreign Correspondence (3 credits) Fall 2001
    • Intercultural Communication (3 credits) Spring 2002
    • Survey of Electronic publishing (3 credits) Spring 2002
Research Experience
  • Assistant Writer in a project on Prevalence of gambling in Florida.
  • Research Assistant of the project Media and Democracy, undertaken by Dr. Lynda Kaid, Asst Dean and Dr. Melinda McAdams, Knight chair.
  • Member of the project group on 'Media Coverage of the Sept. 11th attack' for the Foreign correspondence class.
  • Research work on ' cultural imperialism'

Activities

  • Worked as a regular feature writer for 'The Asian Age' daily.
  • Active member of SPICMACAY (an organization committed to preserve Indian culture).
  • Organized Blood Donation drives, Free medical treatment camps, Literary missions in my community.
  • Class Presentation on topics like 'Publishing history and ethics', 'Intercultural communication: context, power, and identity', 'war correspondence' to name a few
Achievements
  • Elected Head Girl in High School
  • First in high school graduating class
  • Included in the top 1/8th in the merit list for the A.I.S.S.C.E· Felicitated for being the "Best Graduating Student" by Hindustan Cables ltd.
  • Elected President of the Interact Club (student wing of Rotary International)
  • Selected to represent Rotary club team from India to Brazil