Vaidehi is currently a student at the University of South Carolina working towards her degree in Biology. She is also a strong advocate for mental health and its’ de-stigmatization and has pursued this passion by becoming an ambassador for organizations such as MannMukti and Mental Health Talks, to help create conversation about mental illness. In addition, she has a strong passion for poetry, which she writes in both Hindi and English in her spare time. Vaidehi’s philosophy in life is to always be a woman whose tongue is sharper than the arch of her brows. There’s nothing to say, just a different way to say it. Grab your voice and let’s take the world by storm, there’s so much to change.
A masked mob entered JNU in Delhi last week and assaulted several students and professors. The masked attackers were armed with sticks, stones and iron rods, eyewitnesses said, videos of the violence went viral on social media resulting in both national and international outrage. At least 40 students and university staff were admitted to the hospital with injuries.