Author, Educator, Social Advocate, Mom
Mallika Thoppay is an educator, social advocate and author. She is a volunteer English teacher to school-aged children residing in rural areas of Karnataka, India. She believes in women empowerment and standing up against social injustices. She was recognized as a volunteer champion for the year 2021-2022 at eVidyaloka, an organization that sets up digital classrooms in rural areas of India. Her children's book, Unfair & Lovely, tackles colorism and is an effort to nip this social issue in the bud. She is also an active volunteer with organizations such as 100Books Initiative, the Santa Clara County libraries and West Valley Community Services. She enjoys writing books that inspire social change and convey purposeful messages.
Her book, Unfair & Lovely is also available free today on Kindle: