Illustration for Contributors for Namaste SwitzerlandWithin a year of the launch of Namaste Switzerland, our team has grown to include a number of contributors who provide us with quality content. They come from various walks of life and bring along experiences – some unique and others common to the global citizens of today.

Team Namaste Switzerland thanks its contributors that keep the online magazine ticking and interesting at all times.

Nayana Chakrabarti

Social media lead - Instagram and Twitter

Nayana ChakrabartiNayana Chakrabarti is the social media lead for Instagram and Twitter.

Having studied at the universities of Cambridge and London, in her previous non-Swiss life, Nayana was a teacher of English who taught across the U.K and India. She now lives in Zurich with her husband and children and she tries (and frequently fails) to don many hats. Professionally, she remains a teacher and a tutor while also trying our her luck as a writer, set up a small business and learn all about social media marketing so that she can become a digital mum. You can read more of her work at

Personally, she is trying very hard to not raise monsters and hoping to successfully parent two well-adjusted Third Culture Kids of her own (fingers crossed). You can follow the family’s adventures on Instagram where Nayana manages the handle @themigratorymum.

Sharanya Mageshwaran

Our in-house illustrator

Photo of Sharanya MageshwaranSharanya Mageshwaran is a freelance illustrator who loves painting and sketching with fauvist expressionist abstract themes. More of her artwork can be seen on her blog,