Archana Kapoor
Founder & Director
The Radio Festival, India

Archana Kapoor is the founder/director of ‘The Radio Festival, India’ that she launched in 2018. She is a filmmaker and broadcaster, and runs a community radio station – Radio Mewat – in Haryana, India.  Archana believes in using information as a creative and vital tool for improving local governance, building inclusive societies and for empowering communities. Her radio serves as a platform to build resilient and aware communities by providing an opportunity to everyone to share their voices and concerns in the predominantly Muslim community, where it operates. Her radio station has won the National Award two times and is immensely popular for its innovative and original initiatives and efforts to open up the space for the community, especially for women and the vulnerable.