Ipsita Shome is an Indian writer, blogger and commentator. She is an avid debater and has performed in platforms like UK's Debating Matters, the US consulate in India. Ipsita is a member of The Takshashila Institute, a public policy think tank based in India. She has worked for The Education for All campaign (an Indian government initiative), providing teaching assistance in rural India. Ipsita is also the awareness contributor for an Indian NGO (Padakshep) working towards the funding of higher education for underprivileged students. You will find her book reviews and articles on policy issues on online forum IBNLive.com