Vandana Thakure

25 – Lobhi

What Are You Most Passionate About?

The community’s hard working craftsmen drive and inspire me.

Who is someone who inspires you?

The women who work tirelessly with me in our shop.

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

Indian Koyal birds and the great Indian singer, Lata Mangesker.

What Project would a laptop help you with?

A group of local women and I run a cloth workshop. Through this project, I teach women how to design, create and distribute clothing.  It serves women who are looking to expand their skill-set and find a role in their community.

How Would A Laptop Help You?

It would would give us the ability to design clothing digitally.

What do you love about this project?

The sense of pride and accomplishment I feel when I see my fellow weavers spread their wings.

What Languages do you speak?

Hindi and Marwathi

Given a choice, would you prefer a Mac or PC?