Indira Ranganathan

Indira Ranganathan
Education: Tulane Law School, University of Maryland
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Effective communication, particularly around language to interpret both conscious and unconscious speaker intent.
  • Created a custom brand and style guide for both internal and external communications at 1500-person health care organization with 140K members. At this same company, she was responsible for communication across employee audience across verticals including: Human Resources, Company Culture, Health, and Financial.
  • Responsible for's Brand and Editorial Style Guide. Shoplandia is the first end-to-end mobile app-based shoppable video creation and streaming platform for the mobile age.
  • At Dotdash, she applies extensive diversity and inclusion standards to content on and The Balance to ensure that it is inclusive, free from bias, and is both inclusive as well as relevant to people of all races, genders, ages, abilities, and sexual orientations.


Indira Ranganathan J.D. is an attorney and journalist who is committed to ensuring that media portrayal of BIPOC and historically marginalized communities is both accurate and inclusive. She also advocates for transparency and equitable educational resources on behalf of BIPOC students in her community.

As a member of the Anti-Bias Review Board, I work to ensure DotDash is inclusive of all who identify as a member of a historically marginalized community including BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people. My goal is to ensure that our content both reflects their perspectives and is relevant to their lives.


Indira received a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School.

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