All posts tagged: Babita Patel

TueNight 10: Babita Patel

Age: 40 Quick Bio: Babita jets around the world as a humanitarian photographer and Executive Director of KIOO Project, a nonprofit that changes gender dynamics by teaching photography to girls who then teach boys. Her upcoming book, Breaking Out in Prison, introduces you to 15 men who were locked out of society long before they were locked up. Beyond the Bio: “My life at 40 looks nothing like I thought it would when I was 22. Starting a nonprofit, writing a book, my travel adventures have all landed in my lap while I was making myself crazy over ridiculous goals that were a waste of my time and energy. I finally decided to let the universe have its way while I stepped out of its way.” What makes you a grown-ass lady? “I don’t say ‘Yes’ when I really mean ‘No.‘ “ 1. On the nightstand: Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez 2. Can’t stop/won’t stop: Dancing around my apartment like no one is watching 3. Jam of the minute: “Songs to Sing in the Shower” playlist 4. Thing I miss: My bed the second I …