Ira Trivedi is an Indian born author, columnist, and yoga acharya. Her works include India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century, What Would You Do to Save the World? (Penguin Books), The Great Indian Love Story (Penguin Books) and There’s No Love on Wall Street (Penguin Books). She writes both fiction and non fiction. Her non fiction and journalism focus on issues of women and gender in India.
Her recent book My Book of Yoga, a book of yoga for children introducing the character of Om the Yoga Dog, came out on the International Yoga Day, 21 June 2016.
Ira is also a journalist and writes for publications including Foreign Affairs, Times of India, Hindustan Times, India Today, Hindu, DNA, Deccan Chronicle, The Telegraph, Femina, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan. Her writing is mostly on issues of gender and culture in India. Trivedi regularly appears on news channels in India and internationally speaking on issues of gender, women and youth.
Ira has a yoga show, Yogaira on India Today TV. In 2017, it was the number one health and wellness show in the country.
She speaks at colleges in India and around the world including Indian Institutes of Management, Indian Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology. She has delivered a TED talk and several TEDx talks.