Tisha Srivastav, is an Assistant Professor in Film & Media Studies. She received her Masters Degree in Global Media and Post-National Communication from School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London. She has been a practicing journalist for over 24 years. In her previous full time roles, she has headed the Video department for Yahoo India, been part of NDTV 24×7’s Documentary Features team as well as part, of the award winning team for India’s first ever TV environmental features show, Living on the Edge. She has also spent six years traveling across India, four of which were with another woman in a Maruti Van in the mid-1990s. Connecting the lesser known with the mainstream is an abiding interest in communication, as is a long time love of the Himalaya.