United States Episodes

August 01, 2021

Finding that Impossible Love - A Journey with Jay and Apsara

Jay and Apsara were born and raised in India in traditional Tamil Brahmin households. They went to college, got jobs and got married to their husbands not realizing that something was missing. It was only when they met each other did they recognize that missing piece. At a time when homosexuality was illegal in India, they had to find a way to make it work. Today Jay and Apsara live in San Francisco with their 10-year old twin boys while juggling work and raising a family. This is their story.

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February 19, 2021

Being Resilient with Jeyra Rivera

Jeyra L Rivera Arocho, born and raised in Puerto Rico. After a hurricane, displacement and seven years later, she will be graduating this May from my Mechanical Engineering bachelors. She will be joining the workforce this ...

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February 04, 2021

Journey to Sobriety with Gillian Tietz

36 - Gill is a biochemist in the Boston area and is 14 months sober. Her passion is helping others free themselves from the drink, hate yourself, drink cycle by providing education on how alcohol affects our brain and causes ...

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January 14, 2021

Understanding monkeys to understand society with Primatologist Sana Saiyed

33 - Sana Saiyed is a PhD student at the University of Notre Dame studying human-monkey relationships in India. She is interested in the various ways humans and animals shape each others lives. Sana is a former high school sc...

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January 08, 2021

Surviving and Thriving, 40 years strong with TerriLynn Phillips

32 - Terrilynn is a mother of three, grandmother of 14 and is the Chief Fortitude Offier (CEO) of SWF Consulting (Success with Fortitude). SWF provides services that bridge the administrative gap of entrepreneurial growing pa...

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November 26, 2020

Island life with Marla Bainbridge Martinez

28 - Born and raised in Alabama, Marla has lived from coast to coast in the US. With her relocation to Los Angeles in 2000 she completed her Master’s degree at Pepperdine University in Educational Leadership. After relocatin...

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October 14, 2020

Pay off your debt before you turn 30 - How she did it with Melissa Neacato

22 - In this episode we are speaking with Melissa Neacato. Melissa is a Speaker, writer, and coach. She has a vision that with more information college students don't need to graduate drowning in debt. A vision that parents w...

United States First Generation

September 25, 2020

Space, STEM and Saving the world- A Millenial Perspective with Dr. Mallika Sarma

19 - Dr. Mallika Sarma is a Human Biologist specializing in adaptation to extreme environments and is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Human Spaceflight Lab at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is ...

United States First Generation

August 27, 2020

Learning the business of medicine on the job with Dr. Supriya Rao

15 Supriya Rao, MD is a board certified physician in internal medicine, gastroenterology and obesity medicine. She is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Duke University School of Medicine. She complet...

United States First Generation

July 23, 2020

Mastering Your Monday with Mischelle O'Neal

10 - Mischelle O’Neal is the Founder of Mastering Your Monday, LLC, a lifestyle Enrichment Firm. She has valiantly served her country and is a retired United States Air Force Veteran. Mischelle continued her career as a civil...

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July 16, 2020

When all you want to do is Dance

009 - Sonali Mishra is an Odissi dancer, writer, and researcher currently based in Odisha, India. Born and raised in the United States, Sonali was initiated into Odissi dance in her early teens by Smt. Chitralekha, Smt. Ellor...

United States First Generation

June 18, 2020

Here's to strong women: May we be them, may we raise them with Deb Wertz

005 - In this episode I am speaking with Deb Wertz. A yoga and meditation teacher for over 10 years, Deb Wertz is passionate about helping people reach their maximum potential physically and emotionally. Deb grew up in a time...

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June 10, 2020

How influence of a guidance counselor took Isabel Summe from Brooklyn to aerospace engineering

004 - Isabel was born and raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn, NY and is the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Polytechnic ...

United States First Generation

June 02, 2020

Reinventing yourself with movement expert Frances Taylor

003 -In this episode I am speaking with Frances Taylor. Frances has 31 years of experience guiding people in athletic, therapeutic and creative movement. Her vast knowledge of the human body is drawn from an early interest in...

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