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MARISSA BRONFMAN is the Founder and President of MOXIE MEDIA, a boutique digital media agency based in Bombay.

She is a regular contributor to THE HUFFINGTON POST and writes for VOGUE INDIA, CONDE NAST TRAVELLER and more.

MARISSA began her career in media in New York City with NBC UNIVERSAL and later moved to THE HUFFINGTON POST. In addition to her work on the editorial team she began contributing articles on fashion, entertainment, philanthropy and the arts.

Writing from international destinations like New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and most recently India, MARISSA has traveled the world for her stories and has interviewed eminent filmmakers and tastemakers, Olympic athletes, distinguished philanthropists and humanitarians, Hollywood and Bollywood stars, and celebrated fashion designers. She has been interviewed on television and radio, as well as profiled in a number of publications, including VOGUE INDIA and WALL STREET JOURNAL.

After falling in love with India on her first visit in 2010, MARISSA became passionate about travelling the subcontinent. She writes frequently about travel and was responsible for editing CONDE NAST TRAVELLER’s first mobile app, A Luxury Guide to 18 Indian Cities. Her travel photos have been featured extensively online.

In 2012 she founded MOXIE MEDIA, a boutique digital media agency passionate about creating stylish, unique and engaging online platforms and web campaigns for forward-thinking individuals and companies who seek to successfully build their brand in today's exciting digital media space. MOXIE MEDIA is routinely profiled and mentioned in leading publications like WALL STREET JOURNAL, FIRSTPOST, THE HUFFINGTON POST and more.

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Entries by Marissa Bronfman

Exclusion or Equality: Where Are The Men in Women's Empowerment?

(1) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 10:25 AM

An explosion of tweeted expletives welcomed Justin Reeves to our Women in Media panel at Social Media Week Bangalore last week, sent by a clique of self-appointed feminist defenders from around the world.

"Get f***ed. Seriously, is irony lost on you people?", tweeted one such crusader from...

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Morari Bapu: The Path of Light in a Time of Darkness

(2) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 4:51 PM

In these turbulent times, waking up day after day to news of war and strife, death, despair and disaster - not a corner of the globe untouched - it is more important yet harder than ever to find a sense of peace within. Governments fail to act, religion provides no...

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The Final Frontier: Ashish J. Thakkar Empowers Africa's Young Entrepreneurs

(0) Comments | Posted July 26, 2013 | 4:03 PM

It's fitting that I first met African entrepreneur Ashish J. Thakkar on Twitter. After all, he's revolutionizing the mobile and social communication landscape in Africa. It's equally appropriate that when I meet him again, this time in person, he's sitting across from me in a simple...

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Ray of Light: Lisa Ray's Journey Through Film, Food, Life and Love

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 2:59 PM

I meet Lisa Ray at a quaint café in her neighborhood on a steaming hot day in Toronto; she walks in -- makeup-free with green eyes shining -- looking every bit the glamorous star and nothing like her well-earned 40 years. We chat for nearly two hours, and she is...

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Five Minutes With Director Ashim Ahluwalia at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 12:30 PM

The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival kicked off on Thursday with all the glitz, glamour and fanfare one has come to expect of the internationally renowned film fest, which this year added a masala twist to the lineup of films with a spotlight on Mumbai. TIFF's City to City Programme...

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Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2012: Finally, a Forward-Thinking Finale

(1) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 3:00 PM

It was something of a historical moment for Lakme Fashion Week last Tuesday night when the runway lights shone on not one but two of India's emerging design labels, husband and wife design duo Pankaj & Nidhi and ethno-grunge kid Kallol Datta. Season after season LFW has promised an extravagant,...

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Take Me to the Stables: Shivan & Narresh at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2012

(1) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 8:08 PM

Electric green and yellow lasers cut through the billowing smoke on the runway while the crowd and celebrity guests hushed their clamoring in anticipation for Shivan & Narresh's EQUUS collection to hit the ramp.

Models trotted out, fiercely styled in what is arguably the designers' most glamorous collection yet....

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Five Minutes with Fern Mallis at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2012

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 5:08 PM

It was a surprise treat to see the former Queen of New York fashion week sitting front row at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) in Mumbai on Friday. She hasn't attended LFW for the last two seasons. Two years ago, the woman credited with starting New York fashion week

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Sartorial Sanctums | Inside The Coveteur's Smashing Success

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2012 | 11:01 AM

Since an 'aha!' moment while watching The Social Network, Stephanie Mark, Erin Kleinberg and Jake Rosenberg have transformed an ambitious fashion blog into a bonafide brand; their site The Coveteur has quickly become one of the most covetable spaces to be featured on and certainly one of the most enjoyable...

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Sartorial Sanctums | Inside The Coveteur's Smashing Success

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2012 | 11:01 AM

Since an 'aha!' moment while watching The Social Network, Stephanie Mark, Erin Kleinberg and Jake Rosenberg have transformed an ambitious fashion blog into a bonafide brand; their site The Coveteur has quickly become one of the most covetable spaces to be featured on and certainly one of the most enjoyable...

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Cameron Bailey Brings Mumbai to the 2012 TIFF | Part Two

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2012 | 2:29 PM

In Part 2 of this interview, Bailey discusses how to change the future of Hindi cinema, which up-and-coming Indian stars to look out for and why Indian women in film have it so tough. Look out for Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan and Frida Pinto. If you missed...

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Cameron Bailey Brings Mumbai to the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted July 5, 2012 | 12:05 PM

The first thing I see as I walk into a boardroom in the TIFF Bell Lightbox to interview Cameron Bailey is a framed black and white photo of Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao, taken when they were in Toronto for the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival to premiere their film...

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Jewels of Wisdom: Good Earth Founder Anita Lal's Story of Passion and Perseverance

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 3:04 PM

Sixteen years ago Anita Lal opened a beautiful, tiny home wares shop called Good Earth in tony South Bombay with absolutely no business knowledge or experience. What began as a passion project for a housewife who simply wanted to sell beautiful things has since grown into a fabulous and formidable...

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A Stay At An "Exotic Marigold Hotel" In Jaipur (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2012 | 7:00 AM

A charming and funny film about a rather cantankerous group of seniors (played by Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and others) who relocate to Udaipur to live out their twilight years, opened Friday. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" feels a bit like a beautiful photo book, bursting with richly...

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Behind the Scenes With Bibhu Mohapatra at Lakme Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 12:36 PM

While many people may still be fatigued from attending a whirlwind of international fashion weeks, it is in fact time to start planning for next season, especially if you're an Indian designer. Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 saw five days of shows put on by designers both new...

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The Business of Fashion in Bombay: Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012

(1) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 8:00 PM

While international editors, stylists, models and photographers were busy with such celebrated shows as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and YSL in Paris for the parisienne leg of fashion week fall 2012, a very different fashion fraternity was equally occupied on the shores of the Arabian Sea with Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort...

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Lakme Fashion Week Brings Beauty to Bombay

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2012 | 10:55 AM

Twice a year, in the frantic and fashionable city of Bombay, Lakme Fashion Week showcases collections by some of the country's most respected and sought after designers alongside fresh, emerging young talent.

Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 kicked off on Friday with the highly anticipated Gen Next show, which...

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Blogging in Bombay: Miss Malini Builds a Business

(2) Comments | Posted January 11, 2012 | 9:54 AM

Malini Agarwal is without a doubt, India's most famous blogger; an independent, effervescent young woman who has turned a hobby into a business, desire into reality and a whole lot of passion and hard work into an enormously successful brand.

Based out of Bombay, a pulsating city that's home...

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Le Mill a Chic Addition to Mumbai's Shopping Scene

(1) Comments | Posted October 27, 2011 | 4:42 PM

I had my first look at Le Mill back in March, mere days before Mumbai's first concept store threw a glittering launch party to celebrate their entrée into the city's scene of trendy, high end retailers.

Nestled almost anonymously in the chaos of Mumbai's dockyards, behind bustling Crawford market,...

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The Sky's the Limit for Bollywood Boulevard's Veronica Chail

(1) Comments | Posted September 2, 2011 | 5:40 PM

It was a sunny spring day in Toronto when I first met Veronica Chail -- all dressed up from the OMNI studio to meet me for coffee at a Starbucks on the funky Queen Street strip -- but idyllic atmosphere aside, we had something very serious to discuss: IIFA 2011....

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