Smita Vanniyar is a researcher with Point of View, India. Point of View works to amplify the voices of women and remove barriers to their speech and expression. Smita works on the Erotics India project, which focuses on the intersection of gender, sexuality and technology.
Digital storytelling workshops are another important component of her job. An alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Smita’s areas of interest include queer studies, gender, the Internet, media and popular culture.