She draws people of both sexes, different age groups and from places around the world through her blog posts, pictures and cartoons. What began as a hobby in 2004, is today a visible brand in the Indian digital space. As IdeaSmith, Ramya is considered an influencer in social media. She is one of India’s longest running bloggers and reaches thousands of readers every day through her blogs at The Idea-smithy and XX Factor and tweets as @ideasmithy. Anonymity issues, stalkers, gender biases and identity conflicts have challenged her journey. But there have also been fulfilling friendships, exciting work and the thrill of discovery. In this Friday Funda session at Godrej, Ramya spoke about being IdeaSmith and the mixed bag of experiences that it has been.