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Nov 27, 2023

Aditi Gangrade is a film director and writer based in India. She is autistic and has ADHD and PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). She is the co-founder of Much Much Spectrum, an inclusive storytelling content and insights wing of Much Much Media, a Mumbai-based boutique studio that has worked with brands like Netflix, Instagram, Google and Coca-Cola Foundation. Through Much Much Spectrum, Aditi is working to mainstream stories and representation of mental health, neurodiversity, and disability.

During this episode, Aditi talks about:

  • How she discovered that she is neurodivergent
  • What her life was like growing up as an autistic girl with ADHD in India
  • How she got involved with Much Much Media and Much Much Spectrum
  • The importance and impact of sharing intersectional neurodivergent experiences in an Indian context
  • How Much Much Spectrum fosters community among neurodivergent people from all around the world

Learn more about Aditi and her work at MuchMuchMedia.com, by emailing partnerships (at) muchmuchmedia.com, or on YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Watch the video of this interview on YouTube.

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