Shree Paradkar is a columnist and internal ombud, Toronto Star, Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy 2018-2019.
Shree Paradkar is a Toronto Star columnist who writes on anti-oppression and social justice issues. She is also the Star’s first internal ombud, a position created to develop an anti-racist newsroom. She is the 2018-2019 recipient of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy and winner of two Amnesty Awards for Human Rights reporting. Earlier this year Shree won the Racial Justice in Media award by the Urban Alliance of Race Relations. The author of Betrayed: My cousin’s wrongful conviction for the murder of her daughter, Aarushi, Shree has been a journalist in Bangalore, Mumbai, Singapore and Toronto.