Eyes of India – A Digital Story

The Indian women I met during my internship especially struck me with their resilient determination and community. Meeting their gazes, full of strength and knowledge of a world I’d only just begun to know, toughened me.

Meredith’s summer in India gave her an opportunity to recognize and understand her privilege as a white cis-gender woman through the discomfort she felt at suddenly being a minority.

Meredith Head is a student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and studied abroad through the IFSA-Butler Summer in Pune program in India in 2016.