Manjula Varghese is a journalist documentary filmmaker. Her love for creative non-fiction storytelling has brought her to UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism to sharpen her skills in multi-media journalism.
As a documentary filmmaker at her own company www.mirrorlakefilms.com she has worn many hats from producer, director, writer, camera-woman to editor. Her projects have aired on PBS, America Reframed, The New York Times, to premiering at the Tribeca Film festival.
Her love of storytelling has garnered her a regional Emmy as well as taken her all over the world from sharing solutions to poverty in Mexico and Bolivia to discussing identity in the midst of a revolution in Egypt.
Manjula aims to use the written word, sound, and moving images to capture stories that explore global issues and provide a platform for communities that are rarely heard from. In sharing these types of stories she believes that media will educate and inspire the community at large.