Rituja Indapure is a volunteer, storyteller, activist, artist, and community organizer passionate about women’s education and equality. She currently produces, hosts and edits the podcast- Roti, Kapda aur Makaan which talks to immigrants about the essentials of life – Food, Clothing and Shelter. She has directed Yoni Ki Baat (South Asian version of Vagina Monologues), Aaina (The South Asian Women’s Focus festival), and Bandhan, a project on the definition of marriage. Rituja is currently working on Wheatish, a documentary film about how skin color affects marriage in South Asian communities. Rituja is on the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau roster for 2017-18. She currently serves on the board of The Seattle Globalist, whose mission is to elevate diverse voices through media. Rituja works at Costco and her formal training includes a BA in English literature, an LLB from the University of Pune, and an LLM from the University of Nottingham.
Artist Support Program 2017: Create a podcast that captures the voices of local immigrants in Seattle and document their stories through their experiences of food, clothing, and shelter.