Aparna focuses on Research and Strategy. Born in Mumbai, India, Aparna has lived in the US since 1983, a year also marking the official beginning of the internet. After studying film placed her in Los Angeles, she became managing editor of Fabrik, an LA-centric contemporary art and design quarterly. A range of social justice issues consistently occupies her attention, keeping her deeply engaged in more fully understanding conditions leading to dynamic social change. A conscientious observer of post-Fukushima anti-nuclear activism in India, Japan and United States, her writing seeks to value empathy as an integral framework for the inner revolution that must precede radically shifting material conditions that perpetuate inequity.