Meera Estrada

Meera Estrada has worked for nearly two decades in broadcast, print, digital and social media. She appears regularly on numerous national TV shows as a Beauty & Culture Expert. She created, executive-produced and was anchor host of kultur’D on Global News Radio as well as Real Talk with Meera E. on FLOW 987.  An award-winning writer and editor, Meera has bylines in Global News, CBC Life, ELLE Canada, InStyle, Refinery29, Chatelaine and FASHION, to name a few. She contributed weekly cultural commentary for Global News for two years, and is deeply passionate about womens’ rights and social issues, particulary in marginalized communities. A wife and mother to two young children, she openly shares on motherhood, health & wellness culture content. Meera’s vulnerable and honest attitude adds to her relatable personality. A multimedia storyteller, Meera is a force of media savvy.

Short Promotional Video, 1: How did you feel when you first learnt about your caste?

Short Promotional Video, 2: When did you decide to talk openly about your caste?

Full Interview:

“Caste in Canada”

About the project. 

Banner image: Collage of photographs, from left to right, interview of Surjit and Manjit Bains with Dr. Anne Murphy (courtesy of Jai Birdi); the Guru Ravidas Sabha Vancouver (courtesy of Anita Lal); Kamaljit, participant in the project; portrait of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar by Raghavendra Rao Karkala, now in the collection of the University of the Fraser Valley Library (acrylic on canvas); Mohan Lal Karimpuri, author and activist; Vipasna Nanal, project participant and video interview editor.