Sharmistha Ghosal is a Kolkata-based journalist and a teacher with more than a decade of work experience with the Anandabazar Patrika (ABP), Hindustan Times, and The Telegraph. She also has a rich experience in audio visual journalism and has produced and anchored shows on women’s rights. A mother of a four-year-old, she, regularly writes features on celebrities, health and fitness, food, fashion and culture in digital and print media including the New Indian Express. Women and child rights are her key areas of interest.
Sharmistha is also a counsellor and mentor for creative writing. She believes every person is unique and hence every individual must consciously develop their own practical, responsible and artistic means of expression. Skills that follow with practice, must be practised with focused efforts. Her vision is to train people to communicate with restraint and precision, which still makes a lasting impression with spoken and written words.