Our RISE column by Aishwarya Vardhana dives deep into exploring the meaning of the world around us, finding narratives in both past and present to lead us towards a vision of a more equal and diverse world.
Aishwarya Vardhana (she/her) is a digital product designer, artist, and writer. She is interested in decoloniality, feminism, knowledge equity, and systems thinking.
Aishwarya Vardhana on her different incarnations growing up in America as a child of Indian parents and her understanding of ‘we’
Aishwarya Vardhana on truth as artifact and commodity and the loss of knowledge with the gain of information
Aishwarya Vardhana on dharma and its place in our social movements and the spiritual deficit of the American left
Aishwarya Vardhana on worldviews and narratives and the impact of an ever-changing world
Aishwarya Vardhana on corporate and government surveillance and our right to digital privacy
Aishwarya Vardhana on her feminist journey, Roe v. Wade and the fight to control women’s bodies