Bishakha Datta in 2013.
Bishakha Datta is an Indian film maker and activist. She is a former journalist. She also supports or serves on the board of nonprofit organizations, such Point of View, Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action, and (as of 2013) the Wikimedia Foundation.
Life and works
In 1998, Datta edited And Who Will Make the Chapatis?, an overview of the all-women political panchayats formed in Maharashtra, India. In 2003, her documentary In the Flesh: three lives in prostitution was released.
- "Q&A with Bishakha Datta: First Indian on Wikimedia board of trustees". HT Media. April 6, 2010. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
- Deepa Kurup (April 14, 2010). "And now, Wikipedia India's new face". The Hindu.
- "Book Review: And Who Will Make the Chapatis?". SAWNET. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2010-11-27.
- "The Hindu : Sex, truth, and videotape". Hinduonnet.com. 2002-08-29. Retrieved 2010-11-27.
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