Samhita Mukhopadhyay is a writer, speaker and technologist residing in Brooklyn, NY. She is a Senior Strategist at Purpose and the Executive Editor of the popular website Feministing.com. She is the author of Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life.

She has written for multiple outlets including GOOD MagazineThe Nation, The American Prospect, Alternet and the Guardian UK.  She has been profiled in The Globe and Mail, The Rumpus, Salon, India Currents Magazine, Nirali Magazine, Brown Girl Magazine,  Rabble.ca and on Alternet.

Mukhopadhyay is a sought after speaker, regularly lecturing at colleges and universities and at conferences about race, politics, technology, sexuality and feminism.

She is also a highly regarded web strategist and has developed and managed the online technology strategies of  leading grassroots organizing groups including The Center for Media Justice, The Praxis Project, The New Media Literacy Project and the Media Action Grassroots Network.

She is on the board of directors for the Center for Media Justice.

She has a BA from the State University of New York at Albany in Women’s Studies and Sociology and an MA from San Francisco State in Women and Gender Studies where her research focused on the politics of the feminist blogosphere.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Grassi