Niti Majethia is a 22 year old award winning writer and spoken word performer.
She published her first book calledEunoiawhen she was 16 years old. It is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
She has worked as an editor for two magazines so far, written for various media platforms, been a recipient of several awards and performed her work around the globe — from Australia to the United Nations. Read on for details.
Born to doting parents, Majethia grew up in Mumbai, India.
She is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in writing and rhetoric at The University of Texas at Austin. UT’s Moody College of Communication is known to have produced numerous Pulitzer Prize winning artists.
As of 2019, she works as a copy editor for Spark Magazine.Besides editing, she assists writers with developing their pitches, creative direction, and using Wordpress to design the layout and upload articles on Spark’s digital platform in a timely manner.
Early life and beginning of career
Majethia discovered her passion for writing, storytelling and creativity when she was very young. After winning many writing competitions in India; she won three international awards for writing from Kidspirit Online. She also worked there as an editor for two years.
In 2013, she was invited to speak about her life and represent India at a festival in Byron Bay, Australia, alongside various activists, scientists and authors. She then published Eunoia(which means 'beautiful thinking').
In 2014, she began writing for various platforms of media and also pursuing her passion for spoken word.
Today, she has been published on many different platforms in print and online.
Also immensely passionate about spoken word poetry, she has performed for numerous shows across America — from Raw Artists shows to personal gigs.
She was also invited to the UN in 2019 to speak about womanhood.
Deeply passionate about food, humor and imagination — she spends much of her time traveling, meeting people, public speaking and using her voice for various causes.
With her work, she aims to be vocal about issues like mental health, gender equality and education against discrimination.
For a photo journal of Niti’s awards, accolades and gigs, click on notable moments.
“I have never understood why some people are lucky enough to be born with the chances that I had, to have this path in life...while across the world, there is a woman just like me; with the same talents and the same desires, same work ethic and love for her family, who would most likely have a better career and write better speeches.
Only she sits in a refugee camp, and she has no voice.
She worries about what her children will eat, how to keep them safe, and if they’ll ever be allowed to return home.
I don’t understand why this is my life, and that is hers.
I don’t understand that, but I will do as my mother asked..
I will do the best I can with this life, to be of use.”
— Angelina Jolie
Majethia's devotion to Lord Shiva is the biggest guiding force in her life.
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Photographed by Vaishali Jayaraman. (2018)
Majethia is incredibly close to her parents. This picture was clicked when she had just gotten admitted to The University of Texas at Austin. (2016)
Niti was accredited to enter the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. (2019)