How did a dance get Nehru to investigate dowry deaths?
How can a dance convince villagers to make their own clean water when governments fail?
Mallika Sarabhai, a dancer/actor/politician, who tells a transformative story through dance and argues that the arts may be the most powerful way to effect change, whether political, social or personal. As her website states: "When asked what I like to be introduced as - dancer, choreographer, publisher, activist, writer, actor – I tend to say that I am a communicator. And that all the others are the different languages in which I communicate. There are many things that concern me, and that I think concern many many people around the world. The web is a great place to [communicate] as you know."
Watch her in full effect at her TED India talk below: