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Inaugural Linda Stein Upstander Award recipient honors Indian artist

The first recipient of the Linda Stein Upstander Award, administered by Penn State University Libraries, is Isha Yadav from Guagon, India, an Ambedkar University doctoral candidate, Delhi University assistant professor, creator of socially engaged art and founder of a nonprofit all-women support community and the Delhi Art Slam. Yadav said she hopes to “create community art to speak up against gender disparities faced by marginalised communities especially in local and regional South Asian communities.”  Full story