About Risa

Risa Sarachan is a performer and writer who has appeared in numerous films, theatre and commercials. She was the creator and host of “Inconvenient Interviews with Risa”, a show she originated which has been regular content for the past three years on Zooey Deschanel’s HelloGiggles* website, recently purchased by Time. Risa has interviewed everyone from Kristen Wiig to The Rockettes. The show also generated invitations to conduct interviews at Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, The Tony Awards and the Drama Desk Award Shows, and even a trip to London for Nat Geo to interview Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala’s father, about their important documentary “He Named Me Malala.” She is currently in pre-production for Vadge of Honor, a podcast she co-hosts with AnnaRose King at The Wing in collaboration with Planned Parenthood. She is a contributing writer for Forbes, Yahoo Lifestyle and HelloGiggles.


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