Saturday, 12 Ocrtober, 4 p.m.
Sonali Kolhatkar is Host and Executive Producer of the KFPK Pacifica show, Rising Up With Sonali, seen on TV and heard on radio across the US on Free Speech TV and dozens of Pacifica affiliates. She is also a weekly columnist for Truthdig.com and author of Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence. Her columns and TV/radio show have won numerous awards including Best Election Commentary and Best TV Anchor at the Los Angeles Press Club annual awards.
Sonali has a Master of Science in Astrophysics from the University of Hawaii. Her 2014 Tedx talk was titled, My Journey from Astrophysicist to Radio Host, or How I Found Meaning in My Life. Sonali is also an artist and mother of two and lives in Pasadena.