Chicago, IL and London, Ontario, Canada
- Western University
- At 20 years-old, Roveena Chand Jassal published her fiction book "Mirror Mania," which is based on real experiences of body image and beauty standards.
- Roveena is a 2021 Shared Bylines Class recipient, a Canadian journalism mentorship scholarship program.
- She has written for InStyle, Women's Health, Brides, Chatelaine, and Medium, among others.
Writing fictional stories on the connections between body image and the beauty world made Roveena realize she wanted to undercover the nuances of race, culture, and gender in the overlooked areas of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. A a passionate journalist and author, Roveena writes about South Asian contributions to skincare, Sikh representation in beauty, and more. Roveena been contributing to Byrdie since May 2021.
Roveena will be graduating in 2022 from Western University in London, Ontario, where she's studying a double major in Media Communications and Spanish.
About Byrdie and Dotdash
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