Sonali Kolhatkar
joined YES! in summer time 2021, constructing on an extended and adorned profession in broadcast and print journalism. She is an award-winning multimedia journalist, and host and creator of YES! Presents: Rising Up with Sonali, a nationally syndicated tv and radio program airing on Free Speech TV and dozens of unbiased and group radio stations. She can be Senior Correspondent with the Impartial Media Institute’s Economic system for All undertaking the place she writes a weekly column. She is the creator of Rising Up: The Energy of Narrative in Pursuing Racial Justice (2023) and Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence (2005). Her forthcoming ebook is named Speaking About Abolition (Seven Tales Press, 2025). Sonali is co-director of the nonprofit group, Afghan Ladies’s Mission which she helped to co-found in 2000. She has a Grasp’s in Astronomy from the College of Hawai’i, and two undergraduate levels in Physics and Astronomy from the College of Texas at Austin. Sonali displays on “My Journey From Astrophysicist to Radio Host” in her 2014 TEDx discuss of the identical identify.