The Team

Festival Directors

Anant Nath is the Editor of The Caravan. He started the magazine in 2010 as India's first magazine dedicated to long form narrative journalism. He is also the Executive Director of Delhi Press Group, one of the leading magazine publishing houses in India. He has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow), and an MA in Political Science from Columbia University, New York

Richa Shah studied Economics at St Stephens College, New Delhi and then completed her Masters in Business Administration from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. She worked as a senior analyst at India's premier Credit rating company ICRA, and later as Marketing Director at Terraform Realty (formerly Everest Developers) in Mumbai. She is the Managing editor of the Children's publishing division at Delhi Press, and feels passionately about diversity and equality for men and women in India.

Program Director

Pragya Tiwari is an editor, journalist and academic on issues of policy and law. She was the editor in chief of a magazine on cinema and culture called The Big Indian Picture, and is the creative director of India's largest digital platform for indie music, Balcony TV. She has also previously been an editor with one of India's leading news and investigation magazine, Tehelka and continues to contribute to publications in India and abroad as a writer and editorial consultant.

Program Manager

Prerna Dharni has worked on women's and disability rights programs with The Centre for Social Research, The American India Foundation, NAB Centre for Blind Women and Disability Studies and Independent Television Service (ITVS). Her work includes gender sensitization training, inclusion of women with disability in workplaces, and using media and films to engage men and boys on gender based issues. She has an M.A in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.