Sandhya Mendonca


Sandhya Mendonca is an Indian writer, editor and publisher. Mendonca worked as a journalist for over sixteen years before co-founding a media company with her husband and veteran journalist Allen Mendonca, Raintree Media, of which she is the Managing Director & Editor-in-Chief. She is also the mentor at, a web and mobile based curated content platform, and the Festival Director of Under The Raintree women's cultural festival, India's first multi-arts festival curated by women. Held over three days in Ravindra Kalakshetra, Bengaluru, the festival had more than 200 participating artistes. More than 6000 people attended the festival. A member of the Rotary Club of Bangalore, Mendonca is also a Paul Harris Fellow of the International Rotary fellowship. She frequently speaks at literary, industry and corporate events.


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