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Supriya Dravid

Supriya Dravid

Supriya Dravid is the Editor of ELLE India, the country's first and largest selling fashion magazine. Under her directive, the magazine has become more inclusive and diverse in its focus and coverage. ELLE India is the only magazine to feature global icons like Oprah Winfrey, Christy Turlington Burns, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Tan France on its covers. Before ELLE, she had stints at Harper's Bazaar and India Today. She is also the author of the novel A Cool, Dark Place.

Sessions

Print Magazines: The Evolving Narrative

Radhika Jones in conversation with Supriya Dravid

The ever-changing landscape of print media in a post-pandemic world is important. When a generation of us have grown up with print as a medium, how do we work towards adapting our experience into an increasingly digital world?

The Sun and Her Flowers:

Rupi Kaur in conversation with Supriya Dravid

Canadian poet, illustrator and author Rupi Kaur touches a visceral chord in audiences around the world. She joins us at JLF Brave New World to read from her verses and share thoughts with fellow editor in chief of ELLE and author of 'A Cool, Dark Place', Supriya Dravid, on her poetry, her process and how she has channelled her creativity in the times of COVID to connect with her audiences through ‘freewriting’.

Textiles: The Fabric of Memory

Ritu Kumar and Himanshu Wardhan in conversation with Supriya Dravid

A session evoking textile narratives, the stories they tell and the memories they hold with celebrated designer Ritu Kumar and Managing Director of Etsy India, Himanshu Wardhan. Ritu Kumar has been at the forefront of the fashion industry for over three decades and her brand has played an integral role in reviving textile skills and providing employment to hundreds of artisans. Himanshu Wardhan's key focus has been to empower the creative community and to connect micro-entrepreneurs from different parts of the country to the world. In conversation with Supriya Dravid. 

The Sun and Her Flowers:

Rupi Kaur in conversation with Supriya Dravid

Canadian poet, illustrator and author Rupi Kaur touches a visceral chord in audiences around the world. Here, she reads from her verses and shares thoughts on her poetry, her process and how she has channelled her creativity in the times of Covid-19 to connect with her audiences through ‘freewriting’, with editor-in-chief of ELLE and author of A Cool, Dark Place, Supriya Dravid.