Episodes

What is your Why with Malini Sarma

Jan. 13, 2022

In this episode host Malini Sarma talks about the importance of knowing what is your WHY and how some of these can help: Decision making Getting outside your comfort zone and Growth What can you do for others? What can you d…

Immigrant Malaysia

Feeding you with love with Georgina Fernandez

Dec. 27, 2021

Georgina Fernandez is a true global citizen. She was born in Africa, raised in the Middle East, studies and worked in Bombay and now settled in Malaysia. Cooking is her passion and she left her 20 year marketing career when …

Dominica

The art and heart of an entrepreneur with Merlinda Francois

Dec. 19, 2021

Merlinda Francois was born and raised on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean by a single mother. She left to go to University cause she wanted to taste travel and adventure but always came back home. The youngest of 6, M…

First Generation Venezuela

Embracing your culture with Alba Contreras

Nov. 30, 2021

Alba Contreras was born in Venezuela but moved to Boston when she was 9. Being undocumented did not stop her from dreaming to go to college or going to law school. Today she is a mom of two, a Latina lawyer who helps Latinx …

Immigrant United Arab Emirates

How taking naps and framily can help with Sona Nambiar

Nov. 15, 2021

Sona Nambiar was born in India but has lived in Dubai for at least 25 years. She calls herself an accidental journalist. She went from working woman to wife and mother to a single mother and entreprenuer. She talks about how…

DREAMer to Budget Coach with Orlenda Isabella

Nov. 7, 2021

Orlenda was born in Guatemala and came to the US when she was 10. She did not realize she was undocumented until her senior year of high school. From findng scholarships for college to racking up a credit card debt to finall…

United Kingdom

How to cultivate self worth with Leanne Sia

Oct. 24, 2021

Leanne Sia talks about how she went from construction to coaching. A mum of 2 young daughters, she talks about cultivating self worth, silencing your inner critic and importance of coaching. This is her story

The Self Mastery Conference hosted by The Dream Lab - A Woman of Color point of view with Malini Sarma

Oct. 19, 2021

The Dreamlab hosted the Self Mastery Conference in NYC. Hosted by daughters of immigrants for Latinas and Women of Color, this was high energy, hard hitting and drove the points home. Check out the speakers and what they tal…

Mental Health is a crisis with Malini Sarma

Oct. 14, 2021

In this episode host Malini Sarma talks about the importance of paying attention to Mental Health and normalize the conversation about going for Therapy. How do we recognize the triggers? What can you do for others? What can…

Hello World! An Introduction with Malini Sarma

Oct. 5, 2021

It has been over a year since I started my podcast and I thought it was time to reintroduce myself. Who am I? What is this podcast about? Why did I start it? How did I get started? And where am I going to go from here? Did …

How to use the power of words for change With Ritika of Practicalbloggers

Sept. 28, 2021

Ritika was born in India but like she says raised in both Bollywood and Hollywood. She talks about her experiences growing up as a South Asian immigrant, dealing with expectations and learning to read the signs that allows h…

How to find your Life's purpose with Malini Sarma

Sept. 12, 2021

In this episode Malini talks about finding life's purpose, making the right decisions and how your core hopes and dreams never die. How do you know what you want to do when you grow up? How do you know you are making the rig…

Speaking up for change - Can I? An immigrant perspective by Malini Sarma

Sept. 5, 2021

This episode was recorded as an IG live. In this episode Malini talks about her decision/indecison to speak up. Coming from a generation that was taught not to rock the boat, it is hard to make changes. But when you consider…

First Generation Bulgaria

A conversation with a real life Indiana Jane with Dr. Deniz Enverova

Aug. 30, 2021

Dr. Deniz Enverova was born in Bulgaria but moved to the US when she was 10 years old. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to be an archeologist. While her parents were trying to navigate the American dream, Deniz…

Immigrant

Independence - how to get there from here with Malini Sarma

Aug. 16, 2021

Gladiatrix podcast host talks about the importance of being independent. You will learn the path if you know where you want to go.Belief, mindset, being intentional is important. In this episode, Malini talks about her exper…

Immigrant Jamaica

How you can start over in your 50's with Dr Severine Bryan

Aug. 8, 2021

Dr.Sev Bryan was born and raised in Jamaica but moved to the US in her late 20's. Having a passion for personal finance led her on a path to teaching and a doctorate in Accounting. When a divorce forced her to put into the p…

India United States

Finding that Impossible Love - A Journey with Jay and Apsara

Aug. 1, 2021

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 …

Immigrant

Being your most authentic self with Malini Sarma

July 26, 2021

Gladiatrix podcast host talks about being your most authentic self. Belief, mindset, being aware, getting out of your own way and staying true to who you are takes courage. In this episode, Malini talks about how she feels a…

Immigrant El Salvador

Carrying the torch with Carolina Flores

July 18, 2021

Carolina Flores was born in El Salvador and moved to the United States when she was 4. Watching her parents work multiple jobs inspired her to work hard as well. In this episode she talks about learning marketing at the age …

Reflections - How it all started

July 11, 2021

In this episode podcast host Malini Sarma reflects on the year gone by since, what started the podcast, forcing to make changes, decision making and entreprenuership. This is her story.

Mexico

An Autism Ally with Raquel Rojas

June 27, 2021

Raquel was born and raised in Mexico but now lives in Switzerland. For the longest time she always wondered why she felt like she never belonged. When her son was diagnosed with Austism, she realized she needed to learn more…

Panama

Forging her own path with Deborah Miranda

June 20, 2021

Deborah Miranda was born in Panama to a Nicaraguan mother and moved to the United States at the age of 6. She was the first one in her family to go to college and was the emotional and social support for her mother who did n…

Cure for pain with Sue Hitzmann

June 13, 2021

New York Times Bestseller Sue Hitzmann talks about her MELT method that has helped her and thousands of others to cure pain. A veteran of the fitness industry, Sue has a masters in Anatomy and Physiology and advanced certifi…

First Generation

Being Chief Happiness Officer with Trish Ahjel Roberts

June 5, 2021

Trish Ahjel Roberts is a Self Actualization coach and a Happiness expert. She left her corporate job in finance and sales to author three self help books. In this episode she talks about what prompted her to leave her corpor…