Sangeeta Nambiar is a theatre director and an activist.
She has produced, written and directed over 25 plays, 1 award-winning feature film (A Gran Plan) and 6 short films. She has tutored hundreds of students, many of who have gone on to win international accolades in Drama. She started a theatre platform called Finally She Spoke, to chronicle the stories of brave women from around the world. Finally She Spoke was performed as part of the Women Economic Forum at The Hague in 2017.
Winner of the Mira Nair award for rising female filmmaker 2012 at the Harlem International Film Festival, Sangeeta has used the mediums of theatre and films to create a satirical commentary on society.
Since 2015, she has directed 15 stagings of V (formerly Eve Ensler)’s The Vagina Monologues. She is also a certified trainer for Communication Skills with major international companies. She has a certification in Screenplay writing from NYFA. She has completed a 10 week intensive course on Shakespeare, with University of Oxford.
She has a Masters degree in Shakespeare and Theatre from the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham. She is also certified by Cambridge International Education.
Wearing her activist’s hat, she has been the One Billion Rising co-ordinator of Singapore, since 2016. 2023 is a landmark year for OBR Singapore wherein, for the first time, they will have a full fledged Youth Wing.