She began her career as a journalist and was the Features Editor at the investigative magazine Tehelka. Her writings have been published in Vogue, Elle, The Hindu, Times of India and Hindustan Times largely on gender and culture. Her 2009 Pink Chaddi Campaign against right-wing vigilantes created an uproar in India and earned her MSN India’s Woman Of The Year award. She was also included in Time Out, Delhi’s list of Top 10 Activists in India, and Femina’s list of India’s 35 Most Influential Women, Under Age 35. In 2013 she
co-founded a boutique media company Grist Media. Under her leadership, Grist Media has since won a slew of national and international awards. In 2013 she founded an online magazine for women – The Ladies Finger. Over the last three years, TLF and its reportage have been written about in every major media outlet in India and a few abroad. Nisha’s short fiction has been published by nplus1, Penguin, Zubaan, Out of Print and Pratilipi. Currently, she is working on a book titled Hello Sisters. She lives in Bangalore.