ABOUT ME



An alumnus of Indian Statistical Institute, Sinjini Sengupta is an Actuary by profession and a Writer, Painter and Public Speaker by passion. 

Sinjini writes in several literary genres ranging from social columns to poetry, novels to screenplays, and has won several national and international awards. 

As a poet, she won the national level English Poetry contest – Rhyme India – hosted by Times of India in 2016 and several of her poems got published in Feminist anthologies like She The Shakthi, etc. 

In fictions, one of her stories won at the South Asia FON contest to be published into an anthology. 

Another one of her stories made into a short-film got selected at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival among many others and won best film award in Caleidoscope (Boston), Best Director in Kolkata International among many others. 

As a scriptwriter, she won the Best Screenplay award in International Film Festival PickurFilms among 550 films from across the globe. 

As a Columnist, Sinjini writes mainly on emotional wellbeing, gender issues, social reforms and parenting in a plethora of publications including Huffington Post, Speaking Tree – Times of India, Youth Ki Awaaz, Anandabazaar Patrika, Readomania, Our Front Cover, Baby Destination, World of Moms, Feministaa and several popular magazines. She was recently awarded the prestigious Orange Flowers Awards 2016 (RU) for her social columns. 

She has been conferred the coveted “Iconic Woman award” at the Women Economic Forum in May, 2017. 


Sinjini is also the Chairperson of the International Women Economic Forum for the Gurgaon chapter, and in this capacity, she speaks and conducts events and workshops around Women Empowerment issues as well as on Creative Writing and Communication skills. Sinjini has also been invited to various national and international conferences to speak on topics of social causes and women empowerment


As an orator, she was a finalist at the Quarter-Finals of the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2017. She also won the Triple Crown Award by Toastmasters International, for her Advanced Communications and Leadership accomplishments.

Sinjini has been listed among the top 10 Indian bloggers

She is honoured to be featured by ICICI Bank in their Advantage Woman Initiative.

Sinjini is now working on her debut novel, Elixir,  which is a literary fiction revolving around the theme of Magic Realism.