Rebecca Dharmapalan is a Tamil/Goan artist, filmmaker and musician. She is currently a MA of Human Rights Law student at SOAS University of London.
As a 22 year old artist and sociology graduate from University of California Berkeley, Dharmapalan's passion lies in human rights and justice for underrepresented and marginalized groups. From her TEDxTalk discussing the epidemic of child sex trafficking in the United States, to speaking up when voices are silenced, Dharmapalan's dedication to uplifting those around her speaks truth to her dedication to her community.
Dharmapalan is Glamour’s College Woman of the Year 2017, winner of Teen Vogue's 21 Under 21, and an OZY Genius Award winner 2018. She is currently producing her first feature length film on the Tamil Eelam diaspora that focuses on memory, trauma, & motherland.