Ira Trivedi is the author of India in Love, There is No Love on Wall Street, The Great Indian Love Story, and What Would You Do to Save the World. India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century is a landmark book on India’s new social revolution in marriage and sexuality.
Ira’s books have been published by leading publishers in India and internationally and have been translated into several languages. Ira contributes to a number of publications where she writes on the issues of gender, feminism and culture. Her work has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Forbes, the Times of India amongst others.
Ira is regularly invited to speak on news channels to students, youth group, forums and corporates in India and around the word.
She has won several awards for her work including the UK Media Award for her work on bride trafficking and the Devi Women’s Award for dynamism and innovation.
Ira has lived all over the world: in four countries, nine cities and three continents. She graduated from Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA with a BA in Economics and completed her MBA from Columbia Business School, where she won the prestigious Feldberg Fellowship for demonstrating extraordinary leadership potential, as well as academic excellence.
In addition to her work as a writer, Ira is a Master of Yoga who holds the highest training the Acharya training from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre. Ira has studied and taught yoga around the world, and was part of the team leading the first International Day of Yoga (June 21, 2015) at Rajpath New Delhi where two Guinness World Records were created- for the largest yoga lesson and for the most nationalities in a yoga lesson. This event was attended by the Prime Minister of India and the Chief Minister of Delhi along with many other national and international dignitaries. Ira was also part of the training videos featuring the yoga protocol that was dispatched globally to over 100 Nations. She is the founder of Namami Yoga, a charity that teaches yoga and life skills to underprivileged children.
Ira lives in New Delhi, India, with her family.