Sindhu Ravuri

Sindhu was a 2016-17 Active Voice fellow. She was a sophomore majoring in media studies from the University of California Berkeley. At her San Jose high school, she founded a long form feature magazine Wingspan and was its editor-in-chief. During her first year of college, she began her work as a contributor to BioCoder Magazine, for which she is writing in-depth scientific features. During the summer of 2016, she was a research analyst on technical education for the Govt. of NCT of Delhi in India, and volunteered in the summer of 2015 with a grassroots network to empower trafficking victims. Her interests include female empowerment, volunteering and activism.

Posts by Sindhu

  • Signing Off: Sindhu Ravuri - Throughout my first presentation as an Active Voice Fellow, the unrelenting portrait of a young, female audience member invaded my mind: her eyes blinking in a foreign yet caustic visual Morse code, nose sharply angled up. The taste of pin drop silence parched my throat, and a tingling humidity perched on my skin, as if… Continue reading Signing Off: Sindhu Ravuri
  • Female Doctors under Trump’s Reign - According to Washington Post Journalist, Carolyn Y. Johnson in her article, “Women Really are Better Doctors, Study Suggests”, there exist indications that females possess increased aptitude and capability to excel in the medical arena. Specifically, they differ from men in their adherence to clinical guidelines, and increased communication. Additionally, women doctors, according to Northeastern psychology professor… Continue reading Female Doctors under Trump’s Reign
  • First Thoughts - Usually, there is nothing more gratifying than being validated, than knowing you aren’t alone in your sentiments and experiences. But this time, there was nothing more gut wrenching either. We all know there is a gaping disparity between genders. It’s no longer a controversy that shocks us. It is a vestigial structure of a national… Continue reading First Thoughts