The Team



Amrita Tripathi The Health Collective


Amrita Tripathi is the founder-editor of The Health Collective. She has 15 years of work experience and is passionate about raising awareness on mental health and illness, and helping to tackle the stigma. Both of her novels, Broken News and The Sibius Knot deal with the darker side of urban realities. She resides online @amritat and @healthcollectif#ComingSoon: A third novel and a series of books around Mental Health and Disorders, co-authored with some leading experts.

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Vandita Morarka

Vandita Morarka is the Founder and CEO of One Future Collective. She’s an independent policy consultant, legal researcher and gender rights facilitator. She tweets @vanditamorarka

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Devanik Saha

Devanik Saha is interested in issues around mental health, maternal health, and gender. He is a recent MA Gender & Development graduate from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. He tweets @devanikindia.

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Ratna Golaknath

Ratna Golaknath is a senior psychologist, adviser to the Health Collective and regular contributor. She has worked with Saarthak for close to a decade.
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Sukanya Sharma

Sukanya Sharma believes that mental health needs more significant dialogue today. From a History graduate to an advertising professional to contemplating careers, she is still finding her rhythm. She is also a wildlife enthusiast, a PADI scuba-diver, and an amateur trekker.

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Pia Alize Hazarika

Pia Alize Hazarika is an illustrator primarily interested in comics & visual narrative. Her independent/collaborative work has been published by Penguin India (The PAO Anthology),
COMIX.INDIA, Manta Ray Comics, The Pulpocracy ,Captain Bijli Comics, Yodapress, Zubaan books and Khoj Artists Collective. You can find more of her work here. Her original comics and art from Pig Studio feature on The Health Collective.

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Solo is a Calcutta/Bangalore-based writer and cartoonist. Bored with a very successful career in advertising, she recently quit all the money and sexism to pursue her dreams – which include sleeping, playing with her four cats and raging on the internet.

Merryn John

Merryn John is Kishore’s partner-in-crime and full-time resident ninja who occasionally moonlights as a graphic designer and comic colourist. She is specialised in branding, packaging, and graphic design.

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Kishore Mohan

Kishore Mohan is a part-time dreamer, full-time artist, and impulsive wanderer, His cartoons and comic strips have been appearing in national dailies since 2008. Kishore has directed animation segments in the several movies and continues to work as a creative consultant and a pre-production/concept artist in the Indian film industry. You can find more here.

Mostly Sequential is an independent publishing firm that dabbles in design and visual development services and began as an ode to Merryn and Kishore’s love for comics and graphic novels.

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