Ankurita Pathak, a communications specialist with 15 years of experience, serves as Joint Director at FICCI. She has a rich background, having worked with media giants like Hindustan Times, Asian Age, and India Today Group. An alumna of Cotton College, Guwahati, she is a postgraduate in English from Delhi University. Starting her writing journey at 11, her work has graced various publications, including The Assam Tribune, Northeast Times, and more. She's written timely articles on self-care, mental well-being, and coping with change. She's also a co-author of the coffee table book "B...Read More
A wonderer, adventurer, and a lover of life, Ankurita Pathak is an occasional poet and writer. A communications specialist with 15 years of experience, she is working with FICCI as Joint Director.
She has worked with Hindustan Times, Asian Age and the India Today Group, prior to joining FICCI. A proud alumna of Cotton College, Guwahati, she is a postgraduate in English from Delhi University.
Her tryst with writing began as a 11-year-old, when her first poetry was published in the Northeast times. She has been regularly writing articles, poems, travelogues and short stories for The Assam Tribune, Northeast Times, The Sentinel, East Mojo, GPlus, Mystic Aura, Enajori, Mahabahoo amongst others.
In recent times, she has written some pertinent and well-timed articles about self-care, mental wellbeing, motivation, and coping up with the changing scenario.
She, along with her brother has co-authored a coffee table book titled “Black Coffee & Metamorphosis”.
She was invited to contribute an article to be incorporated in a book on "History of 175 Years of Media in Assam and Beyond" , which was published by Mahabahoo (www.mahabahoo.com) associated with Multicultural Educational Development Trust on January 31, 2021.
She has contributed articles on Women Entrepreneurship in an anthology ‘Concerns and Voices’ and other publications.
A public speaker, she has been invited an anchor, moderator, and speaker by various organisations such as IIM Rohtak, DME Management School, Amity University, Amazing NamastE, North East Expo, The Circle of Legends amongst others. She has also been featured in several YouTube channels like VJ Talks, Stories by Jaison Abraham and Guftagu by Diksha Deo.
A member of Toastmasters International and Lean In Circle ‘Leaders Lifting Leaders’ , Ankurita is also an Indian Achievers Forum Awardee in the category of Outstanding Professional Achievement and Contribution in Nation Building.
A travel enthusiast and a perennial explorer, she loves food, fashion, people, and poetry. A momo lover and a coffee addict, she is a sucker for South Indian masala flicks and Korean dramas.