On the choices of being a woman
Part memoir and reflective analysis, Pragya Agarwal examines motherhood and fertility and how it shapes all our lives.
Dr Pragya Agarwal is a behavioural and data scientist. After her PhD from the University of Nottingham, she was a senior academic in US and UK universities for over twelve years and held the prestigious Leverhulme Fellowship. As well as numerous research papers, she is the author of Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias and Wish We Knew What to Say: Talking with Children about Race. A passionate campaigner for racial and gender equality, Pragya is a two-time TEDx speaker, a TEDx Women organiser and the founder of a research think-tank 'The 50 Percent Project'. As a freelance journalist, she writes regularly for the Guardian, Prospect, Forbes, Huffington Post, BBC Science Focus, Scientific American and New Scientist amongst others. In 2018, Pragya was the winner of the Diverse Wisdom Writing award from Hay House Publishing and was named as one of the 100 influential women in social enterprise in the UK, and one of 50 people creating change in the UK-India corridor.
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