RAIN TAKES THE RAINBOW BY STORM
Neasha Mittal is a 17-year-old poet, writer, and author of the anthology, ‘Rain Takes the Rainbow by Storm’. A New-Delhi based high school student, Neasha actively seeks to empower women with self-sufficiency and financial independence through expanded access to entrepreneurship opportunities and education. She founded ‘Integrate’, an intersectional youth initiative focused on shedding light on the care economy and the invisible workforce of unpaid labor in India and around the world. Neasha has also interned with Florence capital—India’s first fintech lending product exclusively for women, among other notches on her belt. In particular, she has published a research paper that analyzes gendered income disparities across developed and developing countries. With a multifaceted personality, Neasha demonstrates a nuanced understanding of gender under a social and economic lens.