Neha Wadekar ’07

Neha was drawn to journalism at Milton after being inspired by journalists visiting campus. She tucked the idea of it away when she went off to study English and public health at Tufts, but eventually found her way to USC Annenburg where she trained as a journalist and then went to Kenya on an Overseas Press Club fellowship. Today, she works with video outlets such as CNN and writes for print and online publications including the New Yorker and the Washington Post.

“I’ve become passionate about covering women and women’s issues. I’ve always been a proud feminist, and #MeToo is a special moment for me. Many women around the world don’t know what they deserve or what’s possible outside of the traditional social and cultural constraints.”