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Teens of today are the decision makers of Tomorrow. As our future generations stand on the threshold of becoming responsible members of society, She Speaks acknowledges their role by providing an opportunity to have their say on important issues. All students aged 16 to 24 can participate in our “HAVE YOUR SAY” contest.

All you need to do is fill in your details and have your say in not more than 125 characters. Winning entries are entitled to a trophy and cash prize of Rs. 10,000/-.

A jury comprising of eminent citizens from different walks of life will judge the entries and their decision will be final.

Registrations for HAVE YOUR SAY CONTEST are closed for now! Stay tuned for the next contest question...

Have Your Say Contest Season 2

Question: How do gender identities play out in the arena of patriarchy?

Shortlisted Answer Entries are:

(1.) “Patriarchal societies often fail to acknowledge the fluidity of gender. The result is oppressed gender identities.” Submitted by : Ms. Mrigya Kaushik (21 Years) University of Delhi

(2.) "The existence of multiple gender identities needs a room of its own. Sadly, there's no space in the patriarchal household.” Submitted by: Ms. Damini (19 Years) Indraprastha College for Women

Winner shall be announced shortly. Stay tuned...

Have Your Say Contest Season 1

Question: Do you think it's improper for women to cackle in a public space?

Winning Entry: Sure it is. Just like it's improper to bleed every month, speak against harassment & live (instead of surviving). How dare she ?



Manju Seth

Dr. Sunil Bhatia

Dr. Sunil Bhatia’s research focuses on the development of self and identity within the context of postcolonial contexts of migration, globalization, neoliberalization and formation of transnational diasporas. His scholarship specifically examines how concepts such as culture, power, and representation shape theories of acculturation, racial, and cultural identity in human development, critical and cultural psychology. Dr. Bhatia's publications include the book, American Karma: Race, culture and identity in the Indian diaspora (2007, New York University Press) and the recent book, Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice and Indian Youth Identities (2018, Oxford University press). His articles have appeared in journals including: American Psychologist, Human Development, Theory and Psychology, History of Psychology, and Culture and Psychology, Journal of Intercultural Studies, and Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Sunil Bhatia served as the director of the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy from 2008-2011. Dr. Bhatia is Associate editor of Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology and he also serves on the editorial board of the journals Qualitative Psychology andHistory of Psychology. He is the recipient of the American Psychological Association's prestigious award 2015 Humanitarian of the Year award and 2017 Theodore Sarbin Award for distinguished contributions to Narrative Psychology. In 2016, Dr. Bhatia received Connecticut College's Center of Comparative Studies for Race and Ethnicity's legacy award. In 2014 the American Psychological Association elected Sunil as a “Fellow” for his outstanding local, national and international contributions to the field of psychology. In 2016, In 2006, Dr. Bhatia received the 2006 Sigmund Koch Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology which is presented by Division 24 of the American Psychological Association. In 2005, Dr. Bhatia received Connecticut College's prestigious John King Teaching Award-an award given to one faculty annually for demonstrating excellence in teaching. In 2011, Campus Compact, a national organization selected Dr. Bhatia as one of the runners-up for the nationally known Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. In 2009, he received the Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Service Award given to a faculty who upholds the legacy of Dr. King’s work with their demonstrated commitment to social justice and serving underrepresented communities. In 2007, Dr. Bhatia also received a Community Service Award that is given by the Connecticut Department of Higher Education.

Manju Seth

Virendra Gunawat

Journalist with an experience of almost 20 years, worked with esteemed media / publication houses like: Indian Express, Sahara Group, TV18 and India Today group. Have been ground-reporting and writing on various sensitive subjects and investigative cases. Have covered: 26/11 terror attack, Serial Train blasts, Mangalore Air Crash, bomb blasts in local trains, Salman Khan arrest, PNB Fraud case, Vijay Mallya Kingfisher Case and many more.