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Rucha Chitnis

Rucha Chitnis is a San Francisco Bay Area-based photojournalist and writer whose stories highlight the power, dignity, and counter narratives of women and grassroots movements. She is interested in exploring the intersectionality of gender, race, and class in issues of economic and food justice at a time of ecological and climate chaos. Her stories highlight how women of color — Indigenous women, women farmers and immigrant women — are reclaiming their stories, debunking the victimization dominant narrative, and are shaping their futures and destinies through women’s rights organizing and by promoting worker rights, immigration reform and people-centered resiliency efforts. Follow her on Twitter: @RuchaChitnis.