Vishakha is a U.S. based documentary filmmaker and journalist from India. She has years of experience in telling stories that touch upon issues of identity, education, environment and human rights with credits as a producer, researcher, director, cinematographer and a reporter.
Her directorial debut, The List, looks at the issue of immigration in India’s northeastern state Assam, through the lens of families fighting to prove their citizenship.
She is also trained in using Communication for Development (C4D) tools and has worked as a development communicator with changemakers, grassroots organizations, and government led initiatives in her home country.
Vishakha earned her master's degree in journalism from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and holds a graduate diploma in communication for development from the Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai. She is a proud member of The Video Consortium and Brown Girls Doc Mafia.