Director, Producer, Impact Strategist, Field Builder
Director/producer of award winning feature docs MADE IN INDIA and ASK THE SEXPERT. Distributed at PBS, Netflix, Amazon and international television networks. A proud Grierson Awards nominee for Best Entertaining Doc, ASK THE SEXPERT, and development consultant for academy winning short doc, Period.End.OF.Sentence. Founding member of Bitchitra Collective: Indian Women in Documentary.
Grantee of MacArthur Foundation, Fledgling Fund, ITVS, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Firelight Media, Tribeca Gucci Fund, Tribeca All Access, CAAM, Playboy Foundation, Nextpix etc. Speaker at Kartemquin Films, Pop Tech! Open Society, HBO/Gotham Institute Documentary Initiative and more. Alumna at Working Films, Firelight Media DocLab, Flaherty Seminar, and Gender and Rights Insititute by CREA (Creating Resources for Empowerment and Action.) Vaishali is a 2023 Bellagio Residency Fellow for their Gender Equality Track.