Vibha Bakshi is a National Award winning Film Director and Producer, awarded by the President of India. She has been conferred the Honorary Doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters from her alma mater Boston University, USA for her work as a journalist and filmmaker.
Vibha’s latest gender rights documentary ‘SON RISE’ as Director and Producer is this year’s Winner of the prestigious National Film Awards – BEST FILM (non feature) and Best Editing (non feature) at the 66th National Film Awards.
Vibha’s previous film ‘DAUGHTERS OF MOTHER INDIA’ which put the spotlight on the burning issue of rape and gender violence was awarded by the President of India, the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues. The film has been screened for over 150,000 Police officers across India to gender sensitize the Police force. Directed and Produced by Vibha, the film holds the distinction of being THE MOST AWARDED SOCIAL PR CAMPAIGN IN THE WORLD – Global Creative Index 2016.
Vibha‘s earlier films as Co-Director and Co-Producer with Oscar winning filmmaker Maryann Deleo include: TERROR AT HOME, a film which was part of the United States Government’s Emmy Award winning campaign to Stop Violence Against Women and Too Hot NOT to handle, HBO’s highly acclaimed film on Global Warming.
A former business reporter for CNBC and founding team member for CNBC (India), Vibha Bakshi is a graduate and Honorary Doctorate from Boston University.