Why Representation Matters

An evening of discussion with American Girl Author Varsha Bajaj and esteemed panelists. This event is intended for ages 14+.


Dr. Anna Branch – Moderator, Senior Vice President for equity at Rutgers University

Varsha Bajaj – NY Times Bestselling Author and American Girl “Kavi” Author

Raven Santana – On Air Latina reporter for PBS NJ Business Beat and Board Member for WNET DEI Commission

Sumitra Mattai – Huffington Post Author “…How American Girl got it Right

Arusha Bhargava – Youth Advisor to American Girl on Kavi’s character representation in both books