Episodes

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…

Mexico First Generation

Breaking generational curses with Evie Prete

May 30, 2021

Evie Prete is a chingona born and brought up in Southern California but her mother came over from Mexico. Even though money was tight, education was important and Evie was the first one in her family to go to college. In thi…

First Generation

Figuring out life with Karishma Asthana

May 22, 2021

Karishma Asthana is a young professional of Indian origin born and brought up in the US. Her mother was born and brought up in India but her father was brought up in Africa. Karishma is the host of the newly minted podcast M…

Philippines

The secret to success through the lens of Ana Beatrice Trinidad

May 16, 2021

Bea is a young writer, entrepreneur, podcast host and food lover. Born and raised in the Philippines, Bea moved to Australia to pursue a career, ran a restaurant for 5 years and then finally came back home. In this episode s…

India Immigrant

Mastering Boundaries with Mona Asthana

May 9, 2021

Mona moved from India 30 years ago after marriage. She came to a brand new country leaving the comfort of her family and friends behind. She welcomed the change and was eager to begin this new chapter of her life in a very n…

Haiti First Generation

Perspectives of a Resilient Heart with Claudine Oriol

May 3, 2021

This vivacious, cultured and multi-faceted individual grew up in New York City. Her childhood neighborhood in Brooklyn was an ethnic mosaic of Italians, Irish, Russians, Blacks, and Hassidic Jews. Her multicultural heritage…

Suriname

Hacking and giving back with Julie Sundar

April 23, 2021

In her own words: My name is Julie Sundar and I am chairwoman of Codettes Foundation. I am an operational manager, curriculum developer and trainer. I am 26 years old, born on December 8 1994 in Georgetown Guyana but raised …

Pakistan First Generation

How this Youth Innovator solves world problems with Alishba Imran

April 16, 2021

Alishba is a 17-year-old machine learning, robotics and blockchain developer who has a strong passion to leverage technology to solve hard and important problems in the world. At 15, she co-founded Honestblocks, a blockchain…

India Immigrant

Beyond Barriers with Nikki Barua

April 13, 2021

Nikki Barua is an acclaimed serial entrepreneur, international keynote speaker, bestselling author and C- Suite advisor who is passionate about making the world more inclusive and innovative. Nikki is the Co- Founder & CEO o…

Uzbekistan Immigrant

Sunshine Girl with Dildora Muzafari

April 2, 2021

Dildora Muzafari was born in the 1950s in Soviet Central Asia and grew up in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In this episode, she provides an unusual perspective about dislocation and immigration, as well as racism and women's issues…

China Immigrant

Straddling Cultures with Wendy Wei

March 26, 2021

44 - By day, Wendy is the Social Media Manager and Podcast Host at Pexels, one of the fastest-growing, and most loved photo communities in the world. In her free time, she is a published photographer who has worked with worl…

Colombia

Alejandra Diaz Velez on Changing the Narrative with Intimacy Stories

March 20, 2021

Today we are speaking with Alejandra Diaz Velez. Alejandra is a Colombian designer with a keen interest in understanding the interactions between humans and human behavior. Born and raised in Medellin, studied her bachelor i…

Peru Immigrant

One Day At A Time with Karina F Daves

March 16, 2021

Karina truly believes in the power of helping others , one season at a time. She has always been a for the people and with the people type of gal. Over the years, she has developed practices and skills in achieving BITE-SIZE…

Dominican Republic First Generation

Do It Yourself with DIY'er Joanna Munoz

March 5, 2021

Joanna Munoz originally from the Domincian Republic is a NICU nurse that is also starting her own business. In her own words: "Overcoming a toxic relationship with my mother, becoming a Nurse and having a baby while in nursi…

Engineered Serendipity with On Deck

Feb. 26, 2021

On Deck is where top talent comes to accelerate their ideas and careers, surrounded by a world-class community. ( beondeck.com ) Sandy Kwon is an experienced GTM strategist and operator for B2B SaaS companies. She's using he…

Mexico

Transforming Lives with Charlie Johnson Stoever

Feb. 25, 2021

Charlie is a nonbinary Mexican-American former stock broker, money coach and Social Impact MBA student at the Heller School and is working and studying remotely in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. They help mostly lgbt & bipoc folk…

United States

Being Resilient with Jeyra Rivera

Feb. 19, 2021

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…

Canada First Generation

How Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) fulfills Mandeep Kaur

Feb. 11, 2021

37 - Mandeep Kaur is an e-commerce seller who successfully left her full-time (9-5) job during Covid-19 to manage and expand her e-commerce business. Mandeep Kaur is a 42 year old mom of 3 who stumbled upon e-commerce in 201…

United States

Journey to Sobriety with Gillian Tietz

Feb. 4, 2021

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…

India Immigrant

Born to Dance with Sudha Chandra Sekhar Part 2

Jan. 29, 2021

35 - This is Part 2 of the conversation with Sudha aunty as she is popularly known. Symbolizing the peak of purity and performance, Sudha Chandra Sekhar has been classed with the all-time greats of classical Bharata Natyam a…

India Immigrant

Born to Dance with Sudha Chandra Sekhar Part 1

Jan. 22, 2021

34 - Symbolizing the peak of purity and performance, Sudha Chandra Sekhar has been classed with the all-time greats of classical Bharata Natyam and Kuchipudi schools. Meticulous in each portrayal and adhering to the purity o…