Indian Storytelling Network
Storytellers (and other Story Experts)
†††† With more than a decade of storytelling behind her, Rituparna Ghosh is the founder of Your Story Bag.† Always sniffing for a good story to tell, Rituparna feels her past lives as a journalist and a television producer have taught her the power of good stories.
†††† As a storyteller, Rituparna works with varied audiences including children, teachers, parents, professionals, entrepreneurs, and people in businesses and corporations, helping them to "Discover Expressions, Emotions, and Life through Stories."
†††† Rituparna believes there is a storyteller in each of us.† Children and adults need stories and storytelling skills all of their lives, to make sense of the world and give shape to their ideas.† Besides offering her own storytelling classes for children, Rituparna tells in schools, bookstores, activity centers, and festivals.
†††† Her flagship storytelling program, "Tickle Your Story Bones" (for educators), has been adopted in Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women,† Delhi University,† New Delhi.† Rituparna is a pre-school consultant, and has trained teachers in schools across the country.† She also conducts workshops for parents in using storytelling as a parenting tool.† In the corporate space,† Rituparna has worked on projects involving the use of storytelling for Training, Company Branding,† Change Management, Communication, and Gender Sensitization.†
†††† Rituparna strongly believes storytelling will be a very sought after skill in the coming years, and she is deeply committed to making storytelling a mainstream skill in India.† She is the founder of the Delhi Storytellersí Network, a network of professional storytellers in the city.†
†††† Rituparna is currently attached with Shyama Prasad Mukherji College,† Delhi University, as a Faculty in Storytelling for their B.El.Ed Program.† In the past she has also taught students in Communications and Media.† Rituparna is a graduate in Literature from Lady Shri Ram College, and a post graduate in Content Creation and Management from the School of Convergence, International Management Institute (both in New Delhi).† She is also a trained Bharat Natyam dancer.
Member,† Delhi Storytellers' Network