INDIA WEST -- Mukhopadhyay earned her bachelor’s and master's degrees in women’s studies at the University of Albany, SUNY, and San Francisco State University, respectively.
She served as executive editor at Feministing, web manager at the Center for Media Justice, senior strategist at Purpose and the director of strategic engagement and communications at the National Women’s Business Council before joining Mic in 2016.
At Mic, Mukhopadhyay led the site’s coverage on topics like Standing Rock, Islamophobia, the Black Lives Matter movement, trans issues and college sexual assault.
Additionally, she is the coeditor of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump’s America and the author of Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life.
“I have admired Samhita’s work from afar for quite some time. I deeply respect her ability to tackle complex topics and distill them in a sensible way for a young, engaged, and conscientious audience,” Conde Nast Chief Content Officer Phillip Picardi said.
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