ABOUT

WRITER · EDITOR · COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

CONSULTED AT

 

International Finance Corporation

World Food Programme (UN)

European Climate Foundation

Australian Aid

J Walter Thompson

International Labour Organization (UN)

Ceylon Arrack

Olu Water

Sri Lanka Tourism

German Development Fund

British Council/Southbank Centre

Sri Lanka Institute of Directors

FORMER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

 

Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka

YAMU.lk

aboutcolombo.lk (Deputy Editor)

 

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS

UN University Fellowship Award - Gender Equality, University of Iceland. Iceland, 2020.

EU-IBIES Award - Political Economy, University of Milan. Italy 2015.

DAAD Scholarship - Journalism & Politics, University of Applied Sciences Bremen. Germany, 2010.

 

 

PODCASTS

The Unfair Podcast– Episode 4: "I Can't See What the Antidote Is" United States, September 2020.

Nazeem Hussain: Rogue Son – Episode 3: Sex. Australia, August 2020.

The GEST Podcast – Introducing the Routledge #MeToo Handbook. Iceland, November 2020

 

 

PRESS

Buzzfeed – A British Skin Care Brand Pressured Asian Influencers To Promote Its Skin Whiteners. They Fought Back. UK, 2020.

Daily Financial Times – Do we need gender quotas? Problem or solution? Sri Lanka, 2018

Arrêt Sur Images – Crèmes Blanchissantest: Unilever Fait Virer Une Journaliste. France, 2020.

The Sunday Morning Media Meet 2020: Don't be used by the text to fulfil the intentions of the author. Sri Lanka, 2020.

TAZ Deutschland – Widerstand gegen Hautaufhellung. Germany, 2020.

LBBO – How the Global Debate on Racism and Colourism Forced India's Industry to Confront the Lightening Cream Issue. United Kingdom, 2020.

Cosmopolitan – Kinita Shenoy Reveals Her Tale Of Standing Strong In The Face Of Adversity. Sri Lanka, 2017.

Daily Financial Times – IFC’s SheWorks partnership completes a year of big strides to increase role of women in business. Sri Lanka, 2019

Business of Fashion – Daily Digest. UK, 2020.

SBS – Former editor of 'Cosmopolitan' Sri Lanka reveals stand-off with beauty brands over skin lighteners. Australia, 2020.

Ceylon Today – Think Before You Buy. Sri Lanka, 2019.

Daily Mirror – Ladies' Night Short Film Preview. Sri Lanka, 2016.

Aids-Free World – UN Women, Unilever, and AIDS-Free World. United States, July 2019.

Sunday Leader – The Life's Library of Kinita Shenoy. Sri Lanka, 2015.

ReadMe – Three Stories of Sri Lankan Cyberbullying. Sri Lanka, 2018.

The Sunday Morning – Inspiring, Engaging, and Insightful #SheLeads. Sri Lanka, March 2019

Jezebel – Unilever Reportedly Tried to Get a Cosmopolitan Editor Fired. United States, 2020.

© 2019 by Kinita Shenoy.