|March 16, 2013|
As a child with dark hair,
seeing her as a self assured and powerful woman on television every week was important.
More here on how she got her role: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koYvZ3SklIQ
|March 17, 2013|
“Before, my identity was either as my grandfather’s granddaughter or my father’s daughter or as someone who lives in the house by the temple,” she says. “Now, they say, ‘Oh, that’s Shikha.’ Or, ‘That’s the girl who does surveys – or teaches kids to paint – or trains them in sports.’ I feel like they know me for who I am.”
More here: http://www.theworld.org/2013/01/kids-improve-lives-in-kolkata-slums/