Lakshmi Sarah is an educator, author and journalist with a focus on innovative storytelling. She co-wrote the book Crafting Stories for Virtual Reality (2018) which has been used in teaching creative storytelling at Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley and beyond. She has worked with newspapers, radio and magazines from Ahmedabad, India to Los Angeles, California. She has also written and produced for Die Zeit Online, Global Voices, AJ+, KQED, Fusion Media Group and the New York Times. Outside of journalism, she enjoys making ceramics, following around beekeepers and tasting local honey.