Rucha Chitnis

Rucha Chitnis is a San Francisco-based photojournalist and writer, whose stories highlight the power, dignity, and counternarratives of women and grassroots movements. Her photo essays explore how women of color, indigenous peoples, and farmers are reclaiming their stories, debunking the dominant victimization narrative, and shaping their futures and destinies by promoting women’s and indigenous rights, racial justice, and people-centered resiliency efforts. Follow her on Twitter: @RuchaChitnis.

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