Filmmaker, Creative Impact Producer
Sriya Sarkar is an NYC-based filmmaker, creative impact producer, and fairweather comedian working at the intersection of storytelling, creative production, and social impact. A multidisciplinary wearer of many creative hats, she has worked extensively across advocacy, impact, and political spaces, including Change.org, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and Priorities USA.
Her creative work has contributed to winning clemency for the wrongfully incarcerated, amplifying millions of petition signers' voices demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, and destigmatizing abortion through standup comedy. She is a co-founder of the South Asian Sexual & Mental Health Alliance (SASMHA), a digital resource community for next generation South Asians across the diaspora, and launched their podcast, Brown Taboo Project.
She is a graduate of the film program at NYU Tisch, holds an M.S. in Integrated Digital Media from NYU Tandon, and is definitively done with higher education.