Geetha Rao was a lecturer in English in Bangalore and Hyderabad, before she switched to publishing, and finally found her calling in journalism. Working with The Times of India, Bangalore, for over 17 years, she thoroughly enjoyed reporting and writing. She was Editor, Education Times, Bangalore, and South India co-ordinator when she quit the newspaper and began freelancing. Besides writing and editing, her other interests are linguistics, reading, gender issues and life skills training.
Aparajita Ray is a journalist with eight plus years of experience and worked with the Times of India and DNA. She has covered urban infrastructure and mobility, women centric issues and tourism sectors and has to her credits many expose and news campaigns. Food, family and friends inspire her. She has fascination, along with her husband, for aquariums and love exploring the wild and capturing the nature in all its forms.
Arathi Mini is a journalist with over five years of experience and has worked in organisations such as the International Business Times, The Hindu and Hindustan Times in India. An animal lover, Arathi’s house always had more stray cats and dogs than people. She currently lives in Antibes, France.
Garima Prasher is an environment and animal welfare journalist based in Bengaluru, India. Prior to The Heyvan Times, Garima worked as a journalist with The Times of India and The New Indian Express. She received her Master’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Nottingham. She has also worked as environment researcher with Ashoka Trust for Research in Environment and Ecology (ATREE). Garima is an animal buff and likes being around her two dogs (Yogi & Maya).