Anya Thakur

Teen Celebrity Journalist, UN Women Advocate, Thrive Film and Arts & Entertainment Editor

http://highschool.latimes.com/author/iamanyathakur/
Anya Thakur is an award-winning teen celebrity journalist and UN Women advocate. As a champion for the increased visibility of minorities, she is spearheading the mission to elevate women and diverse voices. In the Los Angeles Times and as the Women’s Voices Editor for Medium, Arts & Entertainment Editor for Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global and an Arts & Entertainment journalist for LinkedIn, she celebrates and creates stories of impact and purpose. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... She uses her platform to increase the visibility of women in media, having profiled a host of game-changers from Malala Yousafzai to Oprah Winfrey, Nobel Prize winners and UN Global Goodwill Ambassadors. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Her work has been nationally recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and National Student Poets Program in Carnegie Hall and her poetry has won a National Gold Medal as the most outstanding in the nation. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... She works closely with the United Nations, UN Women, We Movement and the Jane Goodall Foundation to build a better future and empower girls globally. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... ShePower, a global organization she founded in partnership with MetoWe, hosts self-defense, and language and literature workshops to empower rural women in India such as in Delhi, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Manipur, and is active in the United States and Canada. She leads humanitarian efforts with Myna Mahila to create opportunities for women and girls. Her women's advocacy promotes UN Women's mission to empower women and eradicate inequality. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... As an advocate for UN Women and the first Indian teen to launch a UN Women campaign, she is honored to join the ranks of luminaries like Emma Watson and Angelina Jolie, known for both their body of work and their activism, and create a lasting legacy for this generation. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Through championing women’s voices, Asian American representation and global change as among the nation’s youngest to be involved with the UN on a global level, she has found her voice and aspires to help every potential leader find their own. ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Contact: [email protected] Instagram: Anya Thakur @anyaathakur https://www.instagram.com/anyaathakur/
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Anya Thakur on educating girls as the first Indian teen to launch a UN Women campaign

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Empowerment, Equality & Impact: Anya Thakur on girls’ education

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Anya Thakur pledges to “shine a light” on women’s rights

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UN Women Advocate Anya Thakur Ready for Anything After SheFighter

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Anya Thakur’s First Big Speech as a UN Women Advocate On Championing Women’s Voices

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UN Women Advocate Anya Thakur On How 2018 Became A Watershed for Diversity

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UN Women Advocate Anya Thakur Shows Her Support for #MeToo, Time’s Up and Women’s Empowerment

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Anya Thakur Taking Action for the United Nations Through Empowering Girls

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Anya Thakur empowering women through investing in technology

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UN Women Advocate Anya Thakur talks International Day of the Girl Child

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Anya Thakur: I represent more than myself, I represent millions around the world

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Anya Thakur on Empowering as a Teen Celebrity Journalist, UN Women Advocate, & Online Editrix

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UN Women Campaign Starring Anya Thakur: The Importance of Educating and Empowering Girls

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UN Women advocate Anya Thakur on how global empowerment is matter of the world

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Anya Thakur championing inclusion as a UN Women advocate

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Anya Thakur’s UN Women campaign to support empowering and educating the girls and women who need it most

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UN Women advocate Anya Thakur on celebrating and empowering women

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UN Women advocate Anya Thakur on creating opportunities for girls through education and uplifting women

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UN Women advocate Anya Thakur on activism and advocacy through her art

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Anya Thakur: The art of activism as a global women’s advocate and the founder of ShePower with MetoWe

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Anya Thakur: My speech on behalf of the United Nations foundation

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Anya Thakur on her new role as a UN Women advocate

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Anya Thakur: GirlUp shines a spotlight on the need to empower and educate girls

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Anya Thakur: Fighting for Representation

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