Pop Culture and Mental Health
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About the Event
From a very young age, we are influenced by pop culture and witness its changing trends. The rapid advancements in technology in the recent decades have ensured that the effects of pop culture are sprinkled on individuals, irrespective of their age, gender, region or religion. Needless to say, it has an important bearing on our mental health too.
Our panel comprises of the following revered speakers:
Dr. Sramana Majumdar is presently affiliated with the Department of Psychology, Ashoka University, Sonipat. A Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Fellow and a UGC Senior Research Fellow, she has also authored a book titled ‘Youth and Political Violence in India: A social psychological account of conflict experiences from the Kashmir Valley’ which was published last year.
Ms. Harshleen Anand is currently the trending editor for MensXP, Times Internet, India’s largest lifestyle website for men. She is a post graduate in English literature from Delhi University and has over 6 years of work experience in the media industry.
Ms. Divyani Diddi is passionate about working in the combined fields of Behavioural Economics, Public Policy and Social Enterprises aimed towards Socio - Economic development. She boasts of quality experience in research, analysis, writing and editing.
Ms. Chrissy Sykes is an award winning singer/songwriter with a career in South Africa and Nashville, USA, who decided to put her songwriting skills into practice by writing the ‘My Body is My Body Program’. The program was developed in conjunction with various Departments of Education and Departments of Human Services in the United States of America. To date the program has been translated into 16 languages and animations have been viewed nearly 500,000 times on youtube.