Roli Mahajan holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism, with a focus on English Literature, Sociology, and Mass Communication and Video Production from the University of Lucknow, in India. Ms. Mahajan is an International Year of Youth Journalist for Advocates for Youth, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, that focuses on improving policies and programs to advance young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. As an International Year of Youth Journalist, Ms. Mahajan blogs for Amplifyyourvoice.org, a youth activist website dedicated to sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. She reports from India, where she is based, as well as from international conferences that she attends. In this capacity, most recently, she reported from the UN Climate Change Meeting that was held in Mexico in December of 2010. Ms. Mahajan has freelanced as a reporter for the health section of Mail Today and has worked as a volunteer editor for Panorma Zine, an ezine published by TakingITGlobal. She has also served as a videoblogger for the project, Women Aloud: Videoblogging for Empowerment. In this capacity, she worked to feature inspiring stories from her state, Uttar Pradesh. Her film "Rowing Her Way Through The River of Life“ has been selected for screening in the 4th Samsung Women's international Film Festival, to be held in Chennai in March 2011.