Nikita Aashi Chadha

Nikita is a writer, poet and social commentator who advocates for an intersectional lens and approach to be utilised – they are committed to spotlighting the ‘other’, those who are chronically unheard and underrepresented within society. Their poetry focuses on the experiences of the South Asian diaspora, mental health and identity.

They are also a patient voice advocate, lead facilitator and speaker for Cysters (a non-profit that specialises in supporting marginalised people with reproductive and mental health problems.

Instagram: @nikkaayyy_c  @didacticdiaspora  @cystersgroup

Nikita’s poem Jallianwalla Bagh appears in anthology Where We Find Ourselves.