the story of two women whose lives weave into one another, and bring us a tale of greed and lust, and a strange madness that sometimes accompanies all of us.
Ekta Kumar is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI) and a Master of Business Administration from IIM Calcutta (PGDM). She is also a fellow with the European Union Visitor Programme.
Her articles on current affairs and human rights are regularly featured by some of the top publications of India – The Times of India, Forbes, Outlook, The Wire, WION-Zee, OneIndia, The Quint (Bloomberg) and international magazines.
She was a news anchor for Times Now, one of India’s leading tv news channels, and hosted prime time shows (Reuters World Report, The Morning Show, Action City). She is an EUVP fellow, and is working on several projects with various organisations within the European Union, to promote SDG’s, and other human right campaigns. She has been invited as a speaker for various events, campaigns and TV shows, both in India and abroad. She is the National President for Gender Lens Investing, WICCI (Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry), helping women founders and entrepreneurs, overcome barriers and achieve gender parity.
Her short story ‘Gods Who Drown’ was longlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, 2020.
As an artist, she is attempting to go beyond the written word, to explore and express herself through a non-verbal / visual mode of communication. She has exhibited her artwork at the Pune Biennale 2017, along with artists from 18 other countries.