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Sanjana Sekhar is a South Indian-American

socioecological storyteller.


As a writer, creative producer, and director, her work amplifies character-driven stories that heal our human relationships to ourselves, each other, and our planet, with a specific interest in climate justice and radical imagination. She’s been featured in the Hollywood Climate Summit, Tedx Climate AcrosstheAmericas, and the Webby Honorees, and she’s worked with organizations such as Center for Cultural Power, Outbound Collective, Eddie Bauer, and The Washington Post. Sanjana’s first feature documentary "Expedition Reclamation" was awarded Best in Festival at the 2022 No Man's Land Film Festival, as well as Best Climate Documentary and Best Environmental Film. She’s currently bringing her climate communication to the narrative space through scripted projects, short stories, and an auto-ethnographic writing adventure called GARMI, which explores sensual socio-ecology. Sanjana’s latest short story was selected for publication as part of Grist’s Imagine 2200 Climate Fiction Contest, in partnership with the NRDC.


Sanjana is based in Los Angeles on Tongva land.

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