Neena Pathak

Neena Pathak is the Associate Editor at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University, which focuses on human rights and social justice issues. She is currently attending the Transom Story Workshop, affiliated with Atlantic Public Media and WCAI – The Cape and Islands NPR station, to study radio production. Prior to this, she worked as a nutrition educator for the University of Pennsylvania's Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, where she taught high school students about media literacy and healthy cooking in response to the diet-related disease epidemic in West Philadelphia. She has created multimedia pieces on farmer suicides in Maharashtra, India, women’s social movements during the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, and international solidarity efforts in Chiapas, Mexico. Neena earned her Masters in Education from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, while teaching high school English in the School District of Philadelphia as a member of Teach for America. She graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and International and Global Studies, and a minor in Spanish.