Nadya Agrawal

Nadya Agrawal is a New York-based writer focusing on global news and culture. She edits the South Asian-centered art and opinion magazine Kajal.

goddess guide

Meet Parvati, the Hindu Goddess of Love, Power, and Renewal

Parvati can embody many forms, each of which is worshipped as an individual goddess in her own right.
Nadya Agrawal
4.23.19
Impact Health

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Still Alive and Well

Despite major scientific breakthroughs that help prevent the spread of HIV, 240 new cases occur every hour.
Nadya Agrawal
4.26.17
Broadly DK

Webseries 'Brown Girls' Is a Love Letter to Queer Women of Color

The new show about 20-somethings living in Chicago has drawn comparisons to "Broad City" and "Girls," but creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam Q. Bailey have made something even better. They tell us about their new project and how ethnic minorities are taking
Nadya Agrawal
1.25.17
Broadly

The Webseries 'Brown Girls' Is a Love Letter to Queer Women of Color

The new show about 20-somethings living in Chicago has drawn comparisons to "Broad City" and "Girls," but creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam Q. Bailey have made something even better. They tell us about their new project and how ethnic minorities are...
Nadya Agrawal
1.25.17
Interviews

Curator Kimberly Drew on Black Art, Social Media, and Taking Selfies in Museums

Kimberly Drew (a.k.a. @MuseumMammy) doesn't just run the Metropolitan Museum of Art's social media—she's also the woman behind the cult Tumblr, Black Contemporary Art, and a champion of artists.
Nadya Agrawal
11.25.16
News

Sanders to Meet with Clinton Next Week to Discuss Endorsement, Says DNC Insider

With just a few weeks to go before the Democratic National Convention, it appears as though Sanders may be finally ready to unite the party behind Clinton.
Nadya Agrawal
7.8.16
Culture

This All-Girl Punjabi Dance Team is Crushing Their Male Competitors

Bhangra is a folk dance traditionally danced by men but this group of high-energy women are demolishing competitions and expectations.
Nadya Agrawal
4.24.16