MA Alumni Listing

Alva, Manira

With a media background spanning over 25 years and spread across all genres of communication, Manira Alva Pinto’s most recent work was scripting the award-winning documentary “Silent Screams- India’s Activism against Rape” which won a New York FIim Award. She produced and scripted several developmental films documenting best practices for UNDP-sponsored initiatives, the rebuilding of earthquake-devastated Gujarat, following women Sarpanch’s and assessing the efficacy of India’s famed self-help-group movement, She has been part of the content guideline team for shows that include the USAID-funded- “Sesame Street India” and the UNICEF-sponsored fictional series like “Jeena Isi ka Naam Hain” which targeted issues related to the girl -child.