Shyama Perera

Shyama is currently Acting Director of One World Media, which funds, teaches, and awards best practice reporting of and from the developing world. Her background in journalism spans national newspapers, radio, and TV, and she still freelances across the spectrum. 

She has authored three well-received novels, a history of contraception, and a short play (her theatre reviews blog is monkeymatterstheatre.com). Tweeting as @portfoliowoman she is Chair of the South Asian Diaspora Arts Archive and a trustee of the Youth United Foundation.

On Twitter @portfoliowoman
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Sunday 18 October 2015, 13.10 Free Stage

Feeding the world: can we engineer away hunger?

"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student

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