Sinjini Sengupta

Sinjini

Sinjini Sengupta

Actuary, Writer & Columnist

India

Sinjini Sengupta is an Economics major from the Indian Statistical Institute and, and an Actuary by profession. By passion, she is a writer cum web-columnist cum script-writer cum poet, and also an artist in acrylic and charcoal painting. As a columnist, she writes mainly on gender issues, social reforms and on parenting in Huffington Post, Speaking Tree, Youth Ki Awaaz, Anandabazaar Patrika, Readomania, Our Front Cover, Baby Destination, World of Moms, Feministaa and several popular magazines. She was recently awarded the prestigious Orange Flowers Awards 2016 for her social columns. In fictions, one of her stories recently made into a short-film got selected at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival among many others and won best film award in Caleidoscope (Boston), Best Director in Kolkata International among many others. As a poet, she also won the national level English Poetry contest – Rhyme India – hosted by Times of India in 2016. She is now working on her soon-to-be-published novel which revolves around the theme of parallel reality. Sinjini’s blog “Poems, Prayers and Promises” can be found at: https://sinjinisengupta.blogspot.in/