Supriti Dhar is an ambitious and passionate journalist with great communication skills,
who has been striving to make a difference.
She has worked for more than 20 years with various media houses including BBC
A dedicated human rights activist, Supriti's areas of interest are, ensuring the rights of
women, refugees, religious minorities, and indigenous communities.
She has founded the online portal Women Chapter in 2013 with the goal of giving the
women of Bangladesh an online platform to express their views on topics related to
equality and feminism which were until then considered taboo in contemporary
Bangladeshi society and over the years the portal has developed an English section
that now includes writings from women from all over the world.
Supriti has also played a significant role in combatting the draconian Bangladeshi law
called the Digital Security Act which resists the Freedom of Expression of freethinkers,
dissidents, artists, and others and as a result of which has had to choose a life in
exile. She has recently published a memoir of her days in the former Soviet Union.
Fluent in native Bangla, English, Russian and Now learning Swedish language, Supriti
includes travelling, meeting people, and knowing other cultures among her most favourite
hobbies. Supriti is currently working with SAC (Swedish Art Council) as a
freelance Consulting Expert. In her personal life, she is a single mother with two
children and a cat and dog lover.